Large Lined Zippered Pouch

Have a half hour? That’s all you need to make this lined zippered pouch! Materials: 2 fat quarters (1 for outside fabric and 1 for lining) 1 zipper 15″ or longer (can be cut to size) Sewing basics – Thread, Sewing machine, scissors or rotary cutter, iron, pins/wonder clips and optional point turner. Bag: 1)…

Hungry Monster Laundry Bags

I recently made these adorable Hungry Monster Laundry bags for the boys rooms! They are so cute and hoping it will make putting dirty laundry where it belongs a little more fun. I bought the pre-printed fabric from Spoonflower – they have 8 different designs and you can find them here Spoonflower Monster Bags Due…

DYI No-sew Crib Rail Covers

Need a quick solution for covering your crib rails so your tiny beavers don’t chew through the entire thing when teething? Sadly my first started chewing on the crib when he started teething and I threw together some DYI crib rail covers that involved sewing little ribbon strips to fleece… not only did this take…

Get in the holiday spirit with help from Urban Threads

What better way to get in the holiday spirit then with free stuff! Urban Threads is currently offering this crazy cute embroidery design for FREE until Sunday November 30th! I made up a towel in less than 30 minutes, but just imagine how cute this design would look on a stocking or a sweater for…

Halloween 2014

Taking a basic steampunk costume from value village for $39.99 and kicking it up a notch with embroidery from urbanthreads.com This is what I started with: Using some great steampunk embroidery designs from urbanthreads.com I embellished the top: Using my existing Kwik Sew pattern and scrap materials I had, I made some fingerless gloves. On…

2013 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for my blog – it was nice to see 2013 all tied up and see what brought my readers to me! I can’t lie either and saying by reading the first blurb about the Opera House brought a smile to my face haha! Thanks WordPress…

Calling for Cuddles…

This will be my 3rd baby quilt that I have made and I am beyond convinced that I wrote about the last baby quilt I made thinking it only needed images edited and a quick re-read I can’t for the life of me find it 😦 After searching every possible place on my computer I…

Beachy PEI Wedding…

Challenge: Dress for wedding in PEI, Simplicity 2281. It took me a bit to talk myself into starting this project because of the fabric I chose. The last couple dresses I  made have been of a cotton or poly mix, which are much easier to work with, but this time I chose a silk fabric….

My little black dress…

We all know every girl needs her little black dress, before now I actually did not own one – shocking I know,  this being one of fashion’s MUST HAVES it is hard to believe that any female would not have one. Me being me, I use any and every event as an excuse to sew,…

Be mine… Valentine…

Nothing brings out the giddy girl within better than a pink glitter heart sweater, and no better time to do it than for Valentines Day! I came across this sweater on Wobisobi and as soon as I saw it I knew my niece and I would have to make one… so a craft day was planned. I…