I cook and do laundry on Mondays. Actually, I cook and do laundry and a zillion other chores everyday. Now I can do them with a little extra style! Today, I’m joining in the blog tour for Jill Finley’s beautiful new fabric line for Riley Blake Designs: …
Mae Flowers Go to Dance Class!
My friend, Lindsay Wilkes from The Cottage Mama, recently released a new fabric line called Mae Flowers, and the team at Penny Rose Fabrics asked me if I could sew something to share with you….
Happiness Is Handmade Log Cabin Patchwork Pillow
I always seem to love Lori Whitlock’s fabric lines! And, I’m so excited to get to join in on the blog tour for her latest, Happiness Is Handmade.
Lounging around in Sharktown!
I’m up today on the Sharktown Blog Tour!! This new collection by Shawn Wallace for Riley Blake Designs had our little guy written all over it! He LOVES sharks! …
The Casual Straight Skirt Revisited
Liz and Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Company and Project Run & Play hold an event every July called “Skirting the Issue”. As a foster mom, this event holds very special meaning to me! Each year in the middle of the summer, people from all over the country, donate their time and talents to sew skirts, quilts, and pillowcases for children in foster care….
Toss & Go – A Quilt Game Tutorial
It’s time for summer fun! It’s been a busy summer so far in my house. Things are slowing down a bit now, though, so I’m keeping a list of activities handy to battle boredom and keep my kids screen-free as much as possible.
Celebrate the Red, White & Blue – Mini Quilt & Pillow Tutorial
The 4th of July is less than two weeks away! I meant to have this tutorial finished and ready to share weeks ago, but, as often happens around here, life got in the way. (Do I sound like a broken record?) It is a quick sew, though, thanks in part to some of the speedy piecing methods that I used! I made the pillow version above in a few hours on a rainy Saturday afternoon, and I’ll probably keep it on my entry bench year-round. I think it works well with our cottage decor….
100 Days | 100 Blocks – The First 25 Days
I mentioned last month that I was considering joining in the 100 Days 100 Blocks Instagram Challenge again. I knew that if I did it a second time, I wanted to do a themed quilt of sorts. I tossed around a few different ideas, and then settled on a red theme. I LOVE red!! …
Game Day Drawstring Backpacks + a Tutorial
It’s my turn on the Game Day Blog Tour! This new fabric line by Lori Whitlock is so much fun! My preteens love everything sports, and they couldn’t wait for me to sew for them with it….
100 Days 100 Blocks Quilt Finished!
Caution … photo overload ahead! In August of last year, I ran across an Instagram post by Angie of Gnome Angel where she shared an upcoming challenge. It seemed pretty straight-forward, if a bit overwhelming. Participants would simply sew one 6″ quilt block each day for 100 days….