How to quilt on your home sewing machine

Happy Valentine’s Day guys! I finally finished my Paper Hearts Quilt from the Jolly Bar Book using mixologie jolly bar precuts and I wanted to share a simple tutorial with you all. Making a quilt top is pretty easy on your home sewing machine. However, the actual quilting of putting the top, the batting and […]

The Lauren Bag Pattern

Hey Guys! This year is flying by so fast. I have been so busy being a single mom, working full time, working on my home etc, I haven’t had much time for sewing. I am still fabric hoarding, just not sewing as much. This past weekend, I was finally able to spare a few hours […]

Top 10 Gifts to Sew for Christmas

Its that time of year guys! Time to start sewing your Christmas gifts. If you didn’t know the blog has over 200 projects that you can whip up this holiday season for your loved ones. Handmade gifts are the best because  you really get to put your personality and time into each one. No better […]

Free Ladybug Tote Bag Pattern

Hey Everyone! Here is another creation drafted in a boring working meeting. What little girl wouldn’t want to carry her things in this precious ladybug tote bag. It is the perfect size for a sleepover, a day at the park or to carry books at the library. You can whip this up in under 2 […]

How to make a door draft stopper

It’s starting to get cold in our house and if you have an old house like ours, door draft stoppers can make a big difference on your heating bill. A few months ago I was on the hunt for a good tutorial to make some of these draft stoppers and couldn’t find any online that […]

Christmas Fabric Giveaway

Hello Everyone! I am so excited to start this Christmas fabric giveaway again this year. I know it is early for anything Christmas but starting early will ensure you get the fabrics by early November so that you can use them for your Christmas gifts. This year, I am working with Modes4U Fabric Shop to giveaway nine […]

Easy Fall Table Runner featuring Oliso Smart Iron

I am so excited to share with you this easy tutorial for a simple fall theme inspired table runner. Today’s tutorial and pattern features the amazing Smart Iron with iTouch® Technology from Oliso®. Working with this iron for the first time felt like my first experience going from my old flip phone to my iPhone. […]

Jolly Bar Paper Hearts Quilt

Hello Everyone. It’s September so that means it’s time to start buying quilting fabric for all your winter quilting projects. I love quilting but I don’t have a quilting machine which limits the number of quilting projects I do. So, since I a bit limited, I tend to stick with small size quilts that can […]

Vera Tote Bag Pattern

Can you guys believe its September already? Summer is almost over! Time flies for sure. I definitely did not do a lot of sewing this summer. With moving cross country, starting a new job and readjusting to living in the Northeast, my sewing took a back seat this year. However, I couldn’t let these months […]

Free Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern-Updated

I finally got around to updating the ever-so-popular Overnight Duffel Bag Pattern.  This bad is by far the most popular project on the blog. It has over 25000 impressions on Pinterest and I have received hundreds of emails requesting an updated version. I originally made this bag when I was just learning how to sew, so […]