Those 1st Sewing Projects

The Houseful of Nicholes is talking about 1st sewing projects on Thread Filled Thursdays this week, so I wanted to go back and share the first couple of sewing projects I shared on the blog.  They were both part of Craft Month 2011, where I crazily decided that I would do a new craft project Read More …

Book It!

I have to seriously thank the new “LeVar Burton Reads” podcast for getting any reading done this month.  It’s basically the adult “Reading Rainbow,” and I didn’t realize how much I needed it in my life until it appeared. Thanks to the podcast, I was able to rack up several completed “books” which were really Read More …

Friday Favorites

Welcome to Friday Favorites, a place where I talk about some of my favorite things right now. The Hogwarts Collection from BlackMilk Clothing I just discovered that BlackMilk Clothing has a line of Harry Potter themed clothing items, and they are fabulous.  A lot of the pieces are sold out already, but if you’re interested, Read More …

Fashion Friday – Office Cardigans

It’s a nice hot summer here in southern Indiana.  And that means that they have turned the air conditioning on at the office.  For some reason, the temperature in my building always seems to be about right for a man in a 3-piece suit as opposed to someone who has dressed appropriately for the weather.  Read More …

My Quilt Design Process

Though it’s something I haven’t had much time for with the new baby, I love making quilts.  I think it’s the concept of taking a stack of fabrics that anyone could have and making something completely my own. My design process usually starts with a specific fabric or concept.  I often find myself attracted to Read More …