I've never considered myself a vest person. It never occurred to me to even consider making a zippered vest. They just aren't my style. Enter the fuzzy/furry fabric I bought last September for cuffs for my girls halloween costumes. I bought more than I could have possibly needed with the goal of making a warm… Continue reading The Story of the Valentine Vests
I've been debating as to whether or not I should shut down this blog altogether. My last post was in May 2018 and I've gotten so busy with life and work since then. However, the more I thought about it, the more I thought I need to keep on keeping on! I need something of… Continue reading New Year, Same Ole Me
It's been quite some time since I've written anything. After injuring my back the beginning of December I was unable to sit at my sewing machine for more than a few minutes without terrible pain, so, I haven't sewn anything since November. Now that I'm feeling 100% again I went on a bit of a… Continue reading Sewing Binge Part 1
We moved from Indiana to Pennsylvania in 2008. It was a tough move for. I didn't want to leave my extended family and I was terrified of being in unknown territory. However, my husband needed to make some changes and start moving forward more in his career. I totally understood that he felt we needed… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2014
I haven't sewn anything in a few weeks. I have a few patterns that I keep telling myself I will get to but I've been too tired. I finally got a little sleep and decided to make something that I could try to sell. I've been carrying my Betsy Ethel constantly since I… Continue reading A New Betsy Ethel Tote! For Sale? Why, yes!
That's right FIFTEEN aprons. I had a request to make fifteen aprons for my sister-in-law. She teaches these really awesome art classes/canvas parties. She does beautiful work. In fact, she's done a few paintings for my own house. Here are a few examples of her work and one from an actual party. I wish we… Continue reading FIFTEEN APRONS!