the orange slice bag

Recently, Dixie and I started a local sewing book club. Since I have a few  a lot  a metric ton of crafting books, I’m excited to have this great motivator to use them and to compare experiences with the group. During our first meeting, we reviewed Fabric-by-Fabric One-Yard Wonders. I made a few projects from this book, …

my favorite source for inspiration

I love Pinterest.  I can get lost in it for, ahem, longer than I intend, and it is a source for so much inspiration for me. So when I saw this post on Ucreate, I had one of the strongest whydidn’tIthinkofthat moments I’ve ever had.  While I often like the raw edges look, I didn’t …

a place to lay their heads

As I’m sure some others can relate, I never accomplish all of the handmade gifts that I plan for the holidays. Last year, one of the places where I ran out of time was for my twin nephews, who turned 18 months old on Christmas Day. (Very cool half-birthday!) I’m playing catch-up now. My sister …