• Interviews,  sewing

    Pam & Michelle – the Backstory

    Today’s stories are from Pam & Michelle – (they are members of the online quilt group) Pam’s Backstory- It seems like I started everything late in life, except children. I went to college at the age of 50 when my youngest was getting ready to graduate college. I got my RN degree and haven’t regretted my decision ever. A few…

  • sewing

    Quilty Box – how it works and what I love

    Quilty Box and why I think you’d love it. There are a few things in life that I love….one being surprises.  That come in a box. Are you like that too? There is something about picking up a package off of the porch and being so excited to open it up.  You know it’s going to be good stuff. The…

  • quilting

    Free Snowman Quilt Pattern

    Free Snowman Quilt Pattern During the cold winter, nothing is better than hanging out with a snuggly quilt and some stitching on the lap.  This snowman quilt reminds me of the fun that snow brings with it when it’s fresh and the kids are hopping about ready to head out and go play.  It’s a fun quilt- with a little…

  • Clothes,  sewing

    Ending Bum Crack One Pant At A Time

    Having the trend of low rider pants is fine, but it does start to pose a problem in the back.  How do you close that gap down that loves to show off your panties or unmentionables?  Learn a quick trick to adding a hidden elastic in the waist- just on the back side- to pull it all in and close…

  • Round Ups,  sewing

    Mug Rugs Holiday Gift Baskets

    Gift baskets are kind of over used I think– but a great way to not make it like you ran to the store last minute to pick up the first gift basket you see, a little set of mug rugs holiday gift basket might be just the thing  you need. It’s a blend of the hand made and the store…

  • video

    YoYo’s by Hand – Video Tutorial

    Yoyo’s by hand. It’s not only possible but pretty quick once you get the hang of it! This video tutorial will show you how from start to finish. Start now! Yoyo’s By Hand – Video Tutorial~ For today’s video I tackle the yoyo. I know there are a few fun little contraptions out there to make the yoyo making go…

  • quilting,  Tutorial

    Christmas Tree Lot Wall Hanging Tutorial

     A wall hanging is something that is pretty quick to sew up and switch up during the holidays.  They are easy to hang too!!! (that is always an issue with me) This 30″ X 34″ Christmas Tree Lot can fit pretty much anywhere….or it might be just the right size for your table. The tree features just two fabrics….but I…