Free J.D. Salinger Printable

Free J.D. Salinger print in warm tones

Everyone seemed to enjoy my last free printable, so I thought I would make you all another one. This one has a more grungy feel and features a quote from J.D. Salinger. As with the last print, I am making … Continue reading

WIP Wednesday


The big project theme this week has been cleaning things up. When I started my sewing area was such a mess that I couldn’t even see my sewing machines. They’re visible now, but I’m still not done with the cleaning. … Continue reading

Handmade Jewelry

zebra bracelt

One of my favorite online bloggers, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks, recently shared some fabulous jewelry from Sloan & Themis. I absolutely love their products, and they inspired me to get out some of my old jewelry supplies and … Continue reading

“A Year from Now” Free Gallery Printable

"A Year from Now" gallery print in red

I’ve been looking around for some gallery wall artwork recently, and I came across a cool old typographic poster that read: “A year from now what will I wish I had done today?”  This seemed like the perfect poster to … Continue reading

Letterpress Art

letterpress art

A while back, I came into possession of a collection of old letterpress blocks from an old local print shop. I have a few of them into my table made from a letterpress tray, but that left a very large … Continue reading

Spontaneous Corrections

pouch interior

Do you ever have one of those days where you’re working on a project and do something completely stupid that you know better than to do? I had one of those last night. I wanted to make myself up a … Continue reading

WIP & Pranks

focus fabrics

Happy April 1st! I hear that I’m supposed to be tricking you all, but I don’t think that will actually be happening. As a child, I never liked being the target of April Fools Day pranks- probably because I got … Continue reading

Foxy Scarf

scarf closeup

It was selfish sewing week a couple weeks ago, so I used that as an excuse to finally get around to making myself a fun infinity scarf. I used a great linen blend Japanese print fabric, backed with a teal … Continue reading

#ProjectQuilting – Charm Squares

charm quilt closeup

This week’s Project Quilting challenge, “It’s a Charm” was all about using charm squares. I love using charm squares in my projects, but this challenge was a little difficult for me because I could *only* use charm squares for the … Continue reading