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 Happy Winter Snowman

Happy Winter Snowman

20th Jan 2022

Here in the Midwest we are in the heart of the Winter season, the perfect time to make a (fabric) Snowman! January and February tend to be the snowiest months and right on schedule we had our first measurable snow of the season this past week while I was sewing these adorable table top decorations. …
Overcoming Creative Block

Overcoming Creative Block

17th Jan 2022

We made it everyone! It’s 2022 and that means we get to say “New year, new me!” for the first 2 weeks of the new year before returning to our old habits and saying better luck next year to ourselves. Seems like that is always the way each year goes and why gym memberships always uptick in January, b …
Book Pocket Pillow

Book Pocket Pillow

13th Jan 2022

I love books almost as much as fabric! I worked full time in a library for several years and really enjoyed the job surrounded by books. This fabric design brought back fond memories of time spent reading books to my children. They still remember their favorite stories, and I have tucked away the bo …
DIY Eyeglass Case

DIY Eyeglass Case

6th Jan 2022

I like to wear my sunglasses whenever I am outside, and it seems I am always searching for them in the car. Since I love all things fabric, I decided to sew a glasses case that would be bright and colorful and easy to find in my purse or car. I found two interesting patterns, this pattern from Baby …
Puppy Coin Purse

Puppy Coin Purse

30th Dec 2021

Many quilters, including myself, enjoy the companionship of a furry friend while sewing. They are always ready to play during a break or give some support when the sewing project doesn’t go as planned. My pal Reggie can often be found on his bed in the corner of my sewing room but when he is ready f …
Fabric Button Magnets

Fabric Button Magnets

23rd Dec 2021

Fabric button magnets are a great project for all the fabric enthusiasts out there who love to use every last bit of scrap fabric. I really enjoyed the process of fussy cutting the 2” circles needed to make the buttons. These would make great gifts for any occasion and to top it off they are quick t …