sewing

Justify the bargain

A favorite and frequently used quote from my early married days (17 years!) came from a dear gal in Texas, the one who told me that sure, I could home school. Love her. She said, “Just because something’s on sale, doesn’t make it right to buy.”  So true. So what…

Decision Seize

I’ve stalled in my crafting for a while. I knitted for a couple weeks, then had a straight pin get taken to the underworld of my sewing machine. The nice man at Midwest on E. 14th  told me how to fix the machine, and I’m ready to sew now. (It…

Purse

I remembered to sew a cell phone pocket….after I installed the lining. Added another hour onto a 30 minute project. But, the pocket is definitely worth the trouble to add.

Cutest. purse. ever.

Remember when I received a giveaway of a Layer Cake from the Fat Quarter Shop via Adventures in Dressmaking (she has the most clever ideas)? I’ve turned two of my Freebird fabrics into the cutest purse ever. As soon as I finished the crazy wonky house quilt, I took a…

FREEBIRD IS HERE

Little crafty things going on here. :: Figuring how many crazy quilt and wonky house blocks I need to fill out an entire quilt :: Finishing the dishcloth I started oh so long ago :: I picked up a large cardboard box from a screen door during ‘junk day’ on…