2 11, 2009

Christmas Stockings

By |November 2nd, 2009|finished project|50 Comments

While I wasn't mopping up the kitchen or soaking my hands in dishwater I was working on these over the weekend! Last year when I made our tree skirt, my family suggested stockings. I wanted to make them, but had purchased enough fabric for the tree skirt only. Well, earlier this summer I was blessed, [...]

23 10, 2009

Sew & Tell

By |October 23rd, 2009|bag, finished project, sew-n-tell|37 Comments

I spent Wednesday - sewing! I didn't do any dishes, laundry or vacuuming until after 4:30pm! Yeah, the place was a disaster between the kids and all my threads, but I was smiling. As has happened often, I had an idea for a bag that was keeping me awake, needing to be made. So I [...]

6 10, 2009

Grocery Sacs

By |October 6th, 2009|finished project|13 Comments

Slightly more interesting than yesterday! I have been wanting to make a set of grocery sacs since I made the first one last year. . . you know those projects that you put off because they just aren't that exciting. Guilty! The pattern is from SewSimple - May 2008 - it works up easily and [...]

19 05, 2009

Freshcut Pincushion

By |May 19th, 2009|finished project|30 Comments

I took this -and made it this -So fun! I love Dresden plate ruler/template thingy! Takes all the mystery out of them :) If you look back at this post I have more information about it, and the pattern I used for the pincushion.ETA: the link to the pattern is here! I didn't realize it [...]

12 05, 2009

Check, Check!

By |May 12th, 2009|finished project, random|31 Comments

That's me getting stuff done! I opted to do the sewing and then focus on the nitty gritty :)For my Ella girl:Tutorial found here. I'm sure I didn't do it just like the tute, I printed the pdf and went for it - next time I may go have it blown up a bit :)A [...]

5 05, 2009

Wonderland Bag

By |May 5th, 2009|finished project|49 Comments

This is what I came up with while stitching down my binding yesterday! I love that I have grown as a seamstress, to the point where I can envision a bag, and have the experience to accomplish it! I had a few scraps the same size and that started the thought process, I always want [...]

12 12, 2008

My Friday Evening

By |December 12th, 2008|finished project|7 Comments

Once the kids were tucked into bed, I ran to the grocery store. . . I was in need of chocolate :) It has been one of those days - and I don't keep it on hand as much as possible. With my fix taken care of - I got to work on these Christmas [...]

8 12, 2008


By |December 8th, 2008|finished project, My kids|12 Comments

I hope that you had a great weekend! Mine was busy as usual, and good family time too.We set up our tree during the week, my skirt looks just right under it! Yes, we have a fake tree. . . while living in Southern California, we were in campus housing (Joe was working on his [...]