My friend group is in the early years of its “baby boom” and not being a parent myself, I don’t always know what new parents (or new humans) need and want. Thankfully I was once a small child and I remember how much fabric wall hangings and playmats got in my household. My mom made both … More A Wild Baby Play Mat
For my niece’s first birthday, I gave her a life size (for her) Loch Ness Monster — aka Nessie — plush.
My husband once told me that I was nigh impossible to shop for because I constantly walked around stores pointing out things that I could make [better, cheaper, or at least in a different color]. I recently shared a list of sewing tools that would make great gifts, but tools are not the ONLY gift … More More Gift Ideas for the Crafters & Sewists on your list
When I started sewing I didn’t know much about the world of sewing supplies or my project goals. I asked for the usual suspects – scissors, seam ripper, measuring tape, chalk pencils, and pins. Now that I am more advanced, I am looking for tools and notions that make my work faster and more efficient. Here are some of … More Holiday Gift Guide: My Favorite Sewing Tools
I am always ready to blog about a gift as soon as I have completed it, but then I run the risk of ruining the surprise for the recipients. So consider this my wrap-up of some of the gifts, or gift-like projects, I made at the end of 2013. I am very proud of all … More 2013 Handmade Gift Wrap-up
Over the last two years, these are the handmade gifts I have given and the links to the relevant tutorials: … More Handmade Holiday Highlights
I kicked off the new year by finishing up a project that was intended as a Christmas gift. … More A Suit Fit for a Bear
Not sure you want to spend $30 on an iPad case that everyone else has? I found an online tutorial to sew an iPad slip case for my 2011 Christmas handmade gift blitz. … More Did it myself: iPad Case