#OurProject52 – Out of Focus


Do you ever feel out of focus?  That’s how I’ve been feeling lately, and I know it’s been seeping into the blog.  I can’t remember the last time I had a finished sewing project to share with you. Ok, I … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Like it was in 3D

Tangled Paint Fix screenshot Jac Piette

Because of my choice in college degrees, I’ve had access to 3D technology for a long time.  In college, we used 3D scanners that would scan and collect data from 3d objects and create a digital 3D model that could … Continue reading

#NaBloPoMo – Where did my crafty go?

Ryden's baby quilt closeup

Over the last couple years I have found myself working on more fabric based projects, things like quilts and clothes.  There certainly isn’t anything wrong with that, but I sometimes wonder where the rest of my crafty went. The last … Continue reading

Easter Themed Projects from Around the Web

Proverbs wall hanging

Last year, I wrote a post featuring April themed projects.  To me, April often means rain, but Easter falls in April this year, so let’s talk about a few great sewing projects that are great for Easter. I am in … Continue reading

Stocking Wreath

closeup of nutcracker

I found a great wreath idea on the Midwest Living site last year. It’s a spring wreath using an umbrella, but it gave me the idea to make a wreath from a stocking. My wreath is currently hanging out  on … Continue reading

Christmas Wreath

Hayes Wreath closeup

A couple months ago, my sister asked me to make her a Christmas wreath.  So, we went down to Hobby Lobby and picked up a wreath, some decorative picks, and a few flowers.  I love the Hobby Lobby weekly sales.  … Continue reading

Craft Month 2011 – Day 26 – Make Your Own Coasters


Today, I’m going to tell you how to make your own coasters.  To start my project, I went to our local building supply store and purchased some tiles.  I bought 4 of them for 68 cents.  That’s right, 68 cents.  … Continue reading

Craft Month 2011 – Day 20 – Embroidery

Finished embroidery

For today’s craft project, I thought I would try something that I have never done before.  I did some embroidery.  I started with a cute image I found online, which I printed it out and traced onto my fabric.  Then … Continue reading

Craft Month 2011 – Day 16 – Upcycle Earrings


Today’s project is a major upcycle.  For it you will need 2 paperclips, the string or yarn of your choice, and a set of earring hooks. The first step is to unbend your paperclips and reshape them into the design … Continue reading