Never need to buy shorts for your little folk again ...

Got a little terror in your life who always wears the knees out of their jeans? Me too! And much as you love them it can be a pain having to throw away garments before they've been out-grown. But worry not! Help is at hand. Follow my easy how-to guide and you can up-cycle last year's worn out jeans to make this summer's funky shorts:   ...more

I'm What's Happening Lite: My Sewing Machine Caddy

My inaugural 'What's Happening' the Lite version!  I intended it to be more of a update on longer projects, but my second sewing project ended up being pretty quick. It works out for you because, you know, instant gratification - you get to see progress pictures and my finished product all in one post. ...more

DIY Flannel Crib Sheets

Who doesn’t love flannel?  Well, obviously I love it since I have posted several articles on this very blog about the fun and cute things that you can make with flannel. Of course I love how soft it is and all the versatile patterns there are out there to choose from but I also love how easy flannel is to work with.  It tends to be a little more on thestiff side than say cotton or silky fabrics and I like that about flannel. If you want to try something new and easy that only takes about a half hour to put together, these DIY Flannel Crib Sheets  are the project for you....more

Quilting and Embroidering

Quilting is a fun DIY experience, especially when you are passionate about what you are doing. Quilting can express family values and traditions in ways that will last for generations. Our ancestors quilted all the time, and it was a great way of getting together and sharing.Today it can be done alone, but it is still a valuable social occasion for neighbors, church members and relatives to work together and share stories....more

Hang Your Peeps Love on the Wall With This Woven Craft

Nothing says Easter like Peeps candy. Even if you have never tasted the hot pink sugar-coated goodness of these little marshmallow bunnies, you are familiar with them. ...more

A free crochet pattern

Isn't this adorable?I have so many cute free crochet patterns to enjoy on my sitein both crochet and knitting.Please stop by to enjoy some adorable patterns ...more

All Free Crochet And Knitting Patterns

In just a few short days, my FB page, Sanderella's will be closed. I wanted the closure because all there is on my feed anymore in pages are advertisements, and those in which I have been following and enjoying for a couple of years are not coming through. So, I let everyone know and they can come over to my personal page where posts will appear from a site I opened if they want to....more


Hope this will be working! I am looking for a way to keep in touch. Never I will pretend to have such an interesting life that I need to bore everybody with. But on the 9 th of May , my husband and myself will be leaving on an exciting adventure. Yes! I am calling this an adventure because I am a knitter, a quilter a reasonably quiet person. This is so out of character for me. Yet I am doing this because. I still do not know why! It did not sounded so crazy when hubby suggested it about over six months ago! Now that we are getting closer... ...more