Fabric Love – Upholstery Samples

I wish I could come by here more often, but with all the quarantined together time with family now I don’t seem to have as many opportunities as I would have imagined at the beginning.  As I was going along today, finishing up some work on placemat and napkin sets I had a momentary freak…

Curtains, Curtains, Curtains!

This is the story of attempts, failures and the tricks I have picked up along the way. One of my least favorite projects are window treatments….of any kind. I lean toward very unfussy panel curtains and blinds for privacy. Even though that is a simple fix for most spaces I somehow always get myself in…

Pinterest Challenge #2 : An Easy One

You can read here and here about my misadventures in a self-imposed Pinterest Challenge from months past over at my Kitsch Designs blog. Yep, I decided to go for it again.  I know, I know.  You are thinking, what is her problem?  Does she enjoy making herself insane with too much to do?  Adding more projects to…

Pregnancy Fashion : The Ugly Side

Thanks to some really sweet friends that are no longer interested in producing little humans I have acquired several cute maternity items recently.  During my first pregnancy I never gave in to any true maternity wear simply because I was able to make do with belly bands.  You know, those tight bands of Lycra that…

Making More PJ’s and Kiddie Pants Too!

This week I decided to take advantage of Joann’s Coupon Commotion sale and stock up on some more PJ fabric.  I wanted another flannel set, but at $6.99 per yard and more cutsie patterns than plain to choose from, I had been putting it off.  Now that the flannel is $1.99 per yard I decided that pink…

Time Out For Consigning!

I’m doing it again this spring!  I have decided to consign some clothes with The Clothesline.  I didn’t make a killing last fall, but I made back what I put into it plus what I spent when I shopped the sale that week.  So, I figured breaking even and adding to my wardrobe is worth it. …

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…