With school just around the corner, I thought I'd post a quick sewing tutorial on how to make your own pencil case in 20 easy steps! It's super simple and only took me about 45 minutes to assemble... that's with taking lots of photos along the way! I'm teaching a group of girls how to… Continue reading Pencil Case Sewing Tutorial
Happy July! During the American Girl Sewing Camp, each girl made a Fourth of July Sampler. They all seemed to love this project and I was very impressed by their natural ability at hand sewing! Here's what we did: First cut a square piece of fabric that will fit your embroidery hoop. I used linen… Continue reading Fourth of July Sampler
If you sell through Etsy and ship through Paypal like I do... here's some quick links I use often. If the buyer did not pay through Paypal you can still use Paypal to ship! Use the ship now link below! I bought a food scale to use at home and it comes very handy. No… Continue reading Etsy and Paypal fee calculator and shipping links
Apple Song: The apples are seasoned and ripe and sound, Gently they fall on the yellow ground. The apples are stored in the dusky bin, Where hardly a glimmer of light creeps in. In the firelit, winter nights, they’ll be, The clear sweet taste of a summer tree! ~ Frances Frost As school begins… Continue reading Time for school, Time to sew
One of my favorite sweaters I picked up recently is a button back sweater from LOFT. The style seems to be trending. I quickly decided I wanted a button back dress for my daughter. The best thing about sewing for a three year old, is you dont need many supplies. I picked up 1.5 yds… Continue reading Girl’s lace-trimmed dress with ruffle sleeves, pleated pockets, and button back
One of my resolutions for 2015 is to put more energy into myself and my creative side. After a very hard pregnancy and rough newborn period, my sewing machine has collected an inch of dust. I've been getting a couple more hours of sleep these days and that's all it took for the creative bug… Continue reading CONNECT WITH YOUR CREATIVE SIDE IN 2015
Dusting off this little blog of mine that's been sitting idle since September 2013! A whole year has passed and a lot has happened. Last September we found out we were expecting our third bundle of joy! Little did I know it would be the hardest pregnancy and delivery ever...he ended up 10 pounds! It… Continue reading A new year, new baby, new shop!