Michael's provided me with a gift card to purchase supplies for the project in this post. School is starting up again, and when it does, my daughter Emily will be going back. The fact that she is going back is so special for us this year, because she had a stroke back in … [Read more...] about Back To School With Crafts From Michael’s
Today I wanted to make a frame of sorts for some photographs that I love. I have been wanting to put them up on my dining room wall, but I don't have the funds to get them matted and framed. So, until the day when I do have the money, I decided to use fabric that I love as a … [Read more...] about Decorating With Fabric: Tutorial
While Fabgrandpa was painting the office for me today, I decided to work on a project that I saw on Pinterest. I saw it on the Hawthorne Threads Blog last year ,but when I tried to find the original post today it was gone. Good thing I pinned it! The idea is simple enough: you … [Read more...] about Fabric Art For My Sewing Room/Office:Pinterest In Practice
Here it is, the first of the Girlie Girl backpacks I am making this week. This one is green and hot pink and white polka dots and plaid and floral. It has one large pocket on the outside, and several pockets on the inside. It would be good as a tote for a little girl, or a big … [Read more...] about Girlie Girl Backpack
As soon as the company left, I got out the sewing projects. Five projects have been cut and made ready to sew, so today I sat down at the machine and got this much done: It will be finished tomorrow, and is going to be so freaking cute! I can't wait to see the finished … [Read more...] about A Sneak Peak On The Next Sewing Project
To celebrate National Craft Month, I made this cutie cute backpack for my grandson using Dinosaur Train fabric from Quilting Treasures®. This collection of cute fabrics is perfect for making things for your child who loves Dinosaur Train. Another view: If you aren't … [Read more...] about March Is National Craft Month! What Are You Making?
On Friday, my sister-in-law, Jody, and I went to the Quilt Expo in Duluth, Georgia. We were a little disappointed with the show because we thought there would be more fabric vendors there. Also, they did not allow you to take pictures inside the building So, while there were some … [Read more...] about My Fabric Haul From The Quilt Expo
I have had a little bit of time this week to work on something other than, gasp, sewing. Yes, I CAN do other things. I decided to make a little "mini-scarf" or neck warmer. I used cotton crochet yarn because I don't like wool up against my neck. This little scarf if just right … [Read more...] about Crocheted Neck Warmer Tutorial