• sewing

    DIY Quilt Ladders

      Quilt Ladders are one of my favorite ways to display blankets or… my quilts! My grandfather – Leon was a wood maker man.  He had his own workshop out the back of his home where he cut and sanded a bunch of little wood projects.  My mom got a great idea (this happens alot) and sent him some instructions…

  • Round Ups,  sewing

    10 + Fun Fabric Buntings Sewing Projects

    Fabric buntings are some super simple sewing projects.  They are great for any occasion, holiday, special event or just because. I’ve seen then draped across fireplaces, front doors, between trees, on walls, in bedrooms, outdoors— you name it, they can go there! The beauty of them, besides being simple is that they can be customized to go anywhere or be…

  • sewing

    I forgot the power cord to my sewing machine

    This past week I snuck out of the home and ran away…with my sewing machine of course. Well- I did let the family know and packed the fridge with a few things and the pantry with a few goodies just in case they got hungry. I headed out on a 3 hour drive with Angie and met up with another…

  • Clothes

    Sewing with Knits 101

    Hi, Sara here again! Today I’ll be sharing with you a few tips on how to sew with knits! On my next post I will be sharing a sewing project with knits, perfect for those who have never sewn with knits before. So, I thought we would better start with the tips first before we tackle the sewing project. These…

  • applique

    Free Fall Applique Templates & Patterns

    Fall is hitting us around here.  The evenings are a little on the cooler side.  The apples are dropping from the trees, the tomatoes are ripening (makes for great eating!).  The leaves haven’t turned yet, but I am thinking they will be shortly. This is the perfect time to sew a few things for the season….right before it starts. Applique…

  • sewing,  Tutorial

    Dresden Apron Tutorial

    Aprons are so fun. I wear them occasionally when cleaning and cooking.  They are classic in their function and are so helpful in keeping things you wear clean. Making a simple apron is great, but sometimes you just want to step it up a notch!  The dresden apron is just that! The dresdens are straight- instead of following a curve.…

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    quilting,  Tutorial

    Fall Pumpkin Mug Rug Tutorial

    Mug rugs are great to play and learn with.  They are small in size, but great for giving a new technique a try.  These mug rugs will help you understand the Quilt as you Go technique.  Plus, there are 2 ways you can finish them.  Depending on what look you like the best (and how much time you have to…