Who Wore it Better: Halloween Edition

Happy Halloween and a Blessed Samhain to everyone out there in blog-land! It’s Mildred Jane’s 1st Halloween, so I had a tough time deciding on her costume – that is, until I came across a cute little Hawaiian print outfit in the clearance section at Carter’s. And I immediately knew she should go as Lilo Read More …

Halloween from Your Closet: Scarecrow

Need a last minute Halloween costume?  Go as a scarecrow.  It’s super easy, gender neutral, and you probably have everything you need in your closet. The Outfit 1 Plaid Button-up Shirt 1 Pair of Denim Jeans or Khakis 1 Pair Brown Boots 1 Straw Hat I totally understand that some people aren’t “country” so you Read More …

Spring Wreath

A while back, I saw a wreath on Create Craft Love that I absolutely adored.  It was a fun spring wreath made from a garden hose. So, I thought I would give making one of these a try.  Of course, I managed not to rememeber to print off a list of the things I needed Read More …

#NaBloPoMo – Let’s DIY unless you want to DIFM

I love to DIY (do it yourself). I often take a look a quilts on display in magazines and think “I can make that.”Then I sit down with a pencil and some graph paper to figure it out, or come up with my own variation on the design. You may have seen this before on Read More …

Back in the Groove

It started with a squeak and with every stitch a new one.  My machine is really due for a service. It’s to be expected with the large number of hours I’ve put on it recently. But the squeak wasn’t the only problem. The first major issue was when my bobbin started pulling multiple threads.  That Read More …

Stocking Wreath

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 my fake ficus tree at work, but I’ll take it home when the office closes Read More …

Crazy Quilt Tutorial

If you’re like me, you keep the scraps from all of your finished projects, hoping that you will find a use for them later.  Actually — I take that back — if you’re like me, you’ll collect everyone’s scraps in hopes of using them later.  I have a lot of scraps at my house – Read More …