Sewing and Crafts : Rag Rug Pillow

My subscription to Country Living finally started and I received my first issue (March 2012) a couple of weeks ago.  I used to get this magazine regularly, but once my Little Guy got a bit older it became very difficult to read more than a snippet of anything.  I found my magazines piling up all…

Fun Fabric Friday : Happy Notions

This week I just happened upon the Etsy shop, Happy Notions, owned by Nicole Sarvay and found it to be exactly as the name implies – SUPER HAPPY! Nicole sells vintage and reclaimed fabrics and most of what she has available is bright and cheery. Scrap Pack I found myself really drawn to the fun daisy print fat quarters…

The List – 2012

Back in January I made a list of sewing, craft and art accomplishments I would like to make this year.  I thought it might be nice to recap where I am in that process….especially since I feel like I have not done anything lately! 1. Pajamas Check! 2. Drawstring pants for my Little Guy – I…

Attempts And Outcomes : Pajamas

A while back I put together a list of some things I wanted to work on over the course of the first quarter (or year) and the top item, at least in my mind, was a new pair of jammies!  I ended up hitting a sah-weet sale at Hobby Lobby and scored McCall’s Pattern #M5990…

Fun Fabric Friday : A Modern Twist Valentine’s Day

For my last Valentine’s Day fabric feature I wanted to share some more modern takes on the holiday.  Of course, the best source for these lovelies was once again, Spoonflower.  Gotta love that place! First up a super cool Rabbit and Heart print from Holli Zollinger. Love Stuck by Heather Dutton of Hang Tight Studio reminds me…

Sewing And Crafts : Valentine’s Day Cards

Today I shared our plans for my Little Guy’s preschool classmate Valentine’s Day cards over at Kitsch Designs.  During my search for ideas I came across several neat versions of sewn Valentine’s Day cards too.  It got me to thinking that I might need to put together something for family, not just the classmates, with all the great…