A couple weeks ago, someone on instagram got the brilliant idea to start a hashtag for a big fabric destashing project.  I think it was @twomoreseconds, as she has a blog post about it. But, what started out as a … Continue reading

New Year, New Space

fabric storage

With the new year, I decided that I needed a new space to sew in.  Ok, it had nothing to do with the new year, and everything to do with finding a permanent place to set up my Featherweight. So, … Continue reading

Sewing 365


If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you’ve probably noticed the #sew365 hashtag I’ve been using recently.  I’ve decided that this year, I’m going to make more of an effort to work on my sewing projects every day.  And … Continue reading

Featherweight Help Needed

thread nest on fabric

Thanks to my wonderful husband, and the magic of the internet, we were able to order a new cable to hook to the foot pedal for my Featherweight and get everything installed.  My husband is magic with electricity, and machines … Continue reading

A Christmas for Sewing

singer featherweight

My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before … Continue reading

Here’s to Four More Years

Matt & I

Today is Matt and I’s 4th anniversary. He asked last night if that meant he needed to run for re-election.  He always makes me laugh. So I told him if he was running for re-election, he’d better get me a … Continue reading

Happy Mail Day

Communique panel closeup

I got a lovely package in the mail today from Quilt Fabric Closeouts. I got some great themed fabric, which I am looking forward to using in an upcoming project: the panel and a half yard of checker print from … Continue reading

Christmas Decorating

reindeer and cardinals

With the ridiculous amount of snow we got on Friday, I decided that it was time to do a little Christmas decorating. And with all of the vehicles were snowed in, it wasn’t like I could do anything else. So, … Continue reading

Giveaway Winner


Congratulations to Tanja for winning a copy of Lolita Patterns latest dress pattern, Gunmetal!  Check your email for information about how to get your pattern. For everyone who didn’t win, you can still get a copy of this great pattern, … Continue reading