Loom-Knit Socks

Knitting looms make it easy to whip up socks or a hat in a day, but because you have limited options for your number of stitches and gauge, it can be difficult to use them for large projects....more

Home Organizing: How I Finally De-Cluttered Every Room in the House

My life/stuff was driving me crazy. CRAZY! So I took care of it, and made my life and home a whole lot more functional and organized. Each area I organized taught me an important organizational lesson that I needed to have under my belt before tackling the worst part of the house: my office. ...more
This is awesome my daughter is 7 and she has a lot of toys every where i turn there's just toys ...more

Most Adorable DIY Crocheted Nursing Necklace

About a month ago, I received an email from a friend of mine who recently had a baby. She asked if I would be interested in seeing if I could make her a nursing necklace. In case you didn't know (because I had no idea before she emailed me), a nursing necklace is a long, chunky necklace made with wood beads and cotton yarn. (It can be made with plastic or other materials too, but the wooden ones are what my friend wanted.)...more
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You CAN Make a Beautiful Handmade Quilt

When you look at a beautiful handmade quilt, you may think it would be a project you could personally never tackle.  A sewing project that may seem a bit overwhelming will be easier to accomplish if you approach it with the right frame of mind and confidence in your sewing ability.  Just as a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, and progresses by continuing to put one foot in front of the other, a beautiful handmade quilt begins with a first step and continues by completing each step along the way until you ha...more

The Bag Blog

Welcome to my world.  I make bags...it's my hobby, it's my business.  If you like to sew, but have never tried making a bag, you're going to love it!  Why?  Well, sewing is a great hobby.  It's creative, meditative...and you have the satisfaction of making something useful and different from anything mass produced and sold in most retail stores.  I've made clothes...blouses, pants....more

Sweet Little Hexagons

     I've got a bit of an obsession with hand work.  And with that, has come a deep love for English paper piecing (EPP) and sweet little hexagons.  Today, I'm going to share with you a couple of projects I am working on, as well as talk a little bit about how I fell in love with hexies.  You see, I am two years into a hexie project, which is the equivalent of marriage in my crafting life.  ...more

Amazing crochet mandalas

Be A Crafter xDYou'll love the great combinations of beautiful stitches and robust colors in these dazzling crochet mandalas. Fabulous and free crochet patterns from talented designers :)...more

Hello, there. How are ya?

Well, this is my first time blogging...so, hi ya....more

Mini Boxy Zipper Purse

Yesterday night, I completed my third project: “Boxy Zipper Purse“! This one took me two hours too.Materials Needed:1/2 yard of outer Fabric1/2 yard of inner fabric1/2 yard of fusible interface9 ” zipperTutorial can be found at:...more

Sewing a "Pillow Sham"

Pillow Shams are beautiful and easy to use. Anytime, you can just remove,  put them to wash, change them according to your new furniture, etc. They are also easier to sew. Having bought a new sew machine, I had a penchant to learn sewing. It is always fun to sew your own clothes, handbags,purses, home decor and various other accessories....more

"iPad Sleeve" Sewing Tutorial

I decided to sew a cute looking “iPad Sleeve”for my iPad Mini. It was a 2 hour easy project and I am very pleased with the result. :)Materials needed:1/2 yard of outer Fabric1/2 yard of inner fabric1/2 yard of fusible interfaceVelcro (optional)A fancy button (optional)...more

Floral Gathered Skirt

Using a fun floral fabric from my fabric stash, I decided to whip up a breezy summer time gathered skirt.View Post...more