Introducing Derby Style Fabric by Melissa Mortenson

Today I’m insanely excited and insanely terrified to tell you about something that I’ve been working on for most of the summer. My very first line of quilting cotton fabric! I actually came up with the idea for this line of fabric 2 years ago but then just sat and let the idea “simmer” for a while…Mostly trying to decide if I was brave enough to give fabric design a shot ....more

Nancy Zieman’s Quick Column Quilts Blog Hop

Today is my stop on the ...more

How to use Chalky Finish Paint

Disclosure: A big thanks to DecoArt for sponsoring this post and providing the paint for the project, even though this post is sponsored...more

Frame Clutch Purse, a Free Sewing Pattern from Craftsy

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine. I’m not the best, okay I’m actually the worst, when it comes to planning ahead for Christmas ....more

DIY Fabric Headband

This last month has been an absolute whirlwind. I think when I sat down and counted I realized that I have been to 14 cities in the last 30 days. No wonder I’m so tired ....more

College Kid Cleaning Kit with Free Printable’s and Target GiftCard® Giveaway!

Today I sent two of my three kids back to school. ...more

Enter to win a Cricut Explore

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Triangle Quilt

We just returned from getting my daughter set up for her 2nd year of college. I can’t believe she’s old enough for college, let alone old enough to be starting her second year! Before she graduated High School she picked out some fabric that she liked for a quilt for her dorm room ....more

A bit more about Project Teen

I thought I’d pop in here and share with you a bit more about my book, Project Teen: 21 Handmade gifts your Teen will actually Love. I promise I won’t be inundating you with book related posts over the next few months, but I know that personally I like to have a good idea of what projects are in a book before I buy it. So this fall, every few weeks I’ll share with you the details of a couple of the projects in the book ....more

Sewing with Knit Fabrics, Craftsy Class Special

This post is part of a series of posts sponsored by Craftsy. Watch for fun information and deals pop up here over the next few months about some online sewing classes-don’t worry, all opinions are, and will always be, 100% mine....more