DIY Butterfly Beauty Pillow Cover

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Butterflies are one of those amazing creatures that mystifies and inspires me. To help attract them to my world, I have butterfly bushes all along the back of my yard. During the summer months, they seem to dance around each bush all day long. Their colors range and I just love the way they seem to float in the air. To help bring this feeling into my home I created this easy to make DIY … [Read more...]

Zippered Bags with a Twist- One Way Zip Class

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This post contains affiliate links to products that I own, use and love. Have you seen this new Zippered Bags With A Twist- One Way Zip Class with Joan Hawley on Craftsy? If the answer is no, then my question to you is why not? Not only did I really enjoy watching Joan teach but the projects are quickly becoming my favs!  (Actually, if you are on my Christmas exchange list please stop … [Read more...]

Sunny Days Pillow Project

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This week marks the last of the school year for my girls and I'm picturing nothing but sunny days ahead. To help celebrate how lucky they are I made a fun new pillow cover; Sunny Days Pillow.   Sunny Days Pillow This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Not only is this project a complete scrap buster but the bright, cheery outlook just makes me smile. I pulled out … [Read more...]

Help! My Fabric Stash is Out of Hand

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Okay, so, you like fabric...a lot. So do I. The colors, the textures, the patterns can all be intoxicating, especially when we see those pretty projects created with the latest design release. So we buy, and then we buy some more. Coupon codes, discounts, super sales and the like make it super easy to stock up. Unfortunately, the reality is when our fabric stash get "out of hand", there aren't … [Read more...]

Colorful Patchwork Bag

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This post contains affiliate links to products/classes I own, use and love. I could hardly wait to share today's project with you! My friend Caroline from SewCanShe just launched a her first class on Colorful Patchwork Bags & Baskets on Craftsy and I could not be more excited for her! In her class, Caroline shares easy techniques to help us keep all of our colorful patchwork pieces … [Read more...]

Scrappy Pincushion

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This post may contain affiliate links  to products I love and use. It's no secret that I covet every last inch of my fabric stash and save all my scraps but what's a girl to do with all those small bits?? Well, I like to transform them into something useable and today's project is perfect.... meet the scrappy pincushion. Since the construction is extremely simple, it stitches together … [Read more...]

25 UFO Projects for You

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Spring cleaning is more than house chores for me. Instead, it means that I need to clear out my UFO's and turn them into something usable. Now, that doesn't mean that I have to finished the original project. Instead, I like to challenge myself to create something totally different and completely useable.  To help you do the same, I've put together a bunch of free patterns from my archives in … [Read more...]

10 Dresden Plates to Drool Over

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This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Not only do I love the look of dresden plates but they are perfect for scraps. Although they are commonly used in quilts, I've shared 10 alternative uses below to help spark your creativity! Each dresden plate project has a link below the picture. Click the link to find more details. 10 Dresden Plates   Even … [Read more...]

Scrappy Starry Night Block 2

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This post contains affiliate links to products I own, use and love. Boy has it been busy in the studio! Last month, I kicked off 2 block of the months; the Starry Night Quilt and the Scrappy Starry Night Quilt series. To tell you the truth, I'm more excited about finishing them then you could ever image! It means, I'll have two new pretty quilts to add to my tiny collection.   Even though … [Read more...]