that one time I met Rae • Quit Con 2015 • and thoughts on blogging….

I am not a quilter. Yet. I know I will get into it one day….when kids are grown up….and I have more spare time….and…yada yada…..okay, that sounds like probably never ....more

VIDEO: how to sew with knits! + how to make headbands!

New video guys! I’m soooo excited about this one. So get ready to sttttrrrretch your sewing skills… ....more

By Lucy: Frida in a Can

How come no one talks about how much more fun kids get as they get older and older?? Don’t get me wrong, I’ve loved and enjoyed them as babies and toddlers....more

because it’s faster to sew a skirt, than drive to the store

Right? I know....more

RECIPE: Crockpot Beef Stew

I can never decide which one I like more: Pot Roast or Beef Stew? They both make me happy….and my family happy. And all that good stuff ....more

new video: How to make–and use—yarn Pom Poms

Yarn pom poms might be the cutest thing….since babies, that is. Which I guess means that cave women were making them out of grass and straw? (Omg….that’s a fantastic idea….) If you’ve never made a pom pom before you’re going to love how easy it is ....more

TUTORIAL: Heart Conversation House

This project is so simple. Yet it makes me smile every time I walk by it, and I wonder why I’ve never done this before?? ….because I love conversation hearts! ...more

my new video….all about zippers!

For years you guys have asked, “how do you sew a zipper?” And I’ve always meant to show you. So TODAY is the day! I’m totally excited about this… ....more

the week from hell

Last week was one for the books. But we made it out alive on the other end. First Lucy and Clara came down with the flu and had 103 fevers for days in a row ....more

houndstooth corduroy for Corduroy

Having kids at the same school means you get to watch (and help) them with the same projects over the years....more