Fabric & Sewing Supplies

Over the weekend our friends at Prairie Point Junction, home of Wool Felt Central, did a guest blog on adorable Fall and Winter Treat Bags. You can find the tutorial HERE. Although the bags are adorable, I was thrilled that they offered our readers a whopping 20% off all non-saleRead More →

Michelle is going to redecorate her bedroom. Actually, it’s more like decorating for the first time. You know as parents, we often feel like we are on the bottom wrung when it comes to getting attention. Actually, when raising a family, my room got even less pampering than me! EveryRead More →

I must admit I’ve been a slacker the past few weeks enjoying some guilt free R and R. Although I’m not done slacking completely, I do need to get a few projects done and start making plans for the fall. The first order of business… make a baby quilt forRead More →

Although it may not seem like it since we still post most weekdays, Michelle and I have been able to direct our attention away from the blog the past few weeks and we've tackled other projects with gusto. Obviously, there has been a decrease in the number of projects we have beenRead More →

The other day my sister-in-law, Jennifer, gave me this “swell” (my daughter-in-law Meghan and I have decided to bring “swell” back into everyday use… it really is a “swell” word, but I digress!) Where was I, oh yes, Jennifer gave me this swell bottle top pincushion.   Isn’t it cute as aRead More →

NOTE: This give-away is now closed. Congrats to the 2 winners! I can remember the excitement of back-to-school shopping. Even as a child, fall was my favorite season… the sites, the smells, and yes, even the start up of another school year. Fall clothes were my favorite. I loved corduroyRead More →

EDIT: Whenever somebody works with any materials long enough, they come up with shortcuts and techniques that save time and give better results. Last year I shared a tutorial on how to cut out felt. I got so many “thank you”s from people that followed the instructions and got the resultsRead More →

This past spring my SIL sent me a suprise gift… a gift card at Spoonflower. So cool! If you are unfamiliar with Spoonflower it is a site where you can upload your own designs and have your very own… totally original… fabric printed. Ahhh… the possibilities here are endless. ThisRead More →

I’ve had a few people mention the fabric in the rug and I got an email asking me what fabric I used. I almost always make note of the fabrics I’m using, but for some reason I didn’t on this one. I bought the fabric at JoAnns. I got itRead More →

When doing any craft, there are some things we have to do that are more a groan than a pleasure. That’s how I feel about straightening the grain of fabric. To be honest, I don’t do it for most projects, but there are times when it is imperative that theRead More →

I just received a package with some fabric I ordered off ebay what seems like only moments ago. I couldn’t believe how quickly I got it. THEN, on top of that, as a total and complete surprise, hey, we all love total and complete surprises, right, I received an adorableRead More →

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Today I was making a quick trip to my local craft store to buy crafting glue. I swear that is all I planned to buy. My pile of to do, already started, and near completion projects is stack precariously high in my sewing room. I’m well aware that one moreRead More →

Okay, I got a little carried away. There were so many pretty batik patterns I got a few more than I needed. It’s okay. I ALWAYS can come up with ways to use them. I enjoyed making the treasure pouch so much I think I’ll make a few to putRead More →