Using Pinterest for your sewing addiction

Are you an sewing addict?  Do you start to feel withdrawal if you've not sewn for a few days?  Do you collect sewing patterns like there is to be a zombie apocalypse and you'll need them to save the world?  well don't worry, you are not alone.  You are a member of a large and often quietly covert club of people who love to sew, are fascinated by all-things-sewing and just can't live a normal life … [Read more...]

Come Pin With Me!

Pinterest is one of my favorite playgrounds for creative inspiration! You can find pretty much anything from hairstyles to wooden sculptures and everything in between..... including all things sewing! One of the best parts about Pinterest is the creation of boards. Think of these as your personal bulletin boards of goodness! That's right you can find things from all over the internet and save … [Read more...]

Creative Storage Solutions

It's officially the new year and reality has hit, it's time to dig in and organize. This task is something that I dread! I seem to collect stuff like mad with the thought process that eventually I will use it.  Does that sound familiar?  Well, if so, just know that you are not alone. This year, I am determined to pair down and find a few creative storage solutions that actually work for me. Not … [Read more...]

Creative Storage Solutions

Over the past few weeks the hubby and I have been really studying my sewing space.  Well, let me re-phrase this... He has been studying my mess while Chewie and I have been doing our thing. It seems that no matter how hard I try, I am just not neat and organized.  So, it's back to the drawing board or in this case Pinterest, I go.  I really need to put my thinking cap on to make this space … [Read more...]

A Modern Thread- Pinterest

I don't usually post on Sundays, but I have some exciting news to share with you guys. I have joined forces with nineteen sewing bloggers to create a fantastic new group pinterest board called A Modern Thread. We'll all be pinning our best sewing projects and tutorials, so you can finds tons of fantastic sewing inspiration all in one place. We'd love for you to check out the board, and we're … [Read more...]

Sew Many Thoughts – Hand Embroidery

Even though I am out and about at The Sewing Summit, I wanted to show you some of the amazing finds this week on Pinterest.  My mind is filled with hand embroidery ideas so indulge me while I share some of my dreamy finds.  My hope is to sneak in a pop up class and learn a few new tricks. Hand Embroidery   Look at this paper embroidery by Karen Ruane.  Love!! I think it would be … [Read more...]

{Friday Finds} Do you Pin?

No, not pin the tail on the donkey, I mean Pinterest! You know, that place where you can store all your favorite findings from the world-wide web.  I like to think of it as one giant pin board.  Only I can sort, tag, leave a comment and more. Which for me is like heaven!  You see, in my house, I am infamous for tearing out pages of magazines, thinking one day, I'm going to use this! Well, when … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!! Easy Holiday Gift Tags

Easy Holiday Gift Tags Like most, I too get caught behind the eight ball with all "little" things on my to do list and honestly, this year is no exception.  I had wanted to share a few more quick idea posts before the season arrived but.... well let's face it, life happens. So, with most of my "to do" lists crossed off, I am left with the daunting task of wrapping and making everything look … [Read more...]

{How To} Hanging the Holiday Advent Calendar

New House- New Traditions! Advent Calendar Snap Shot As promised - here are a few snap shots of the finished advent calendar project. (Click here if you missed the advent calendar "how to") To make things fun, I ran to the local Dollar store and picked up small "usable" items for my girls. Like hair ponies, chap stick, combs, brushes, socks.... you get the picture. No junk! I wrapped each … [Read more...]