Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Burp Clothes

Everyone tells you that each pregnancy and child is different from the last. And, like most pregnant people who hear all kinds of “wisdom” and advice from everyone they encounter, I just listened, nodded and went on my way. The thing is, it’s absolutely true! In my experience my son was easy-going, quiet, calm and ate…

Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Play Quilts

Our family has been on a roll lately…last year we added four new members! For my sister-in-law it was her first pregnancy and twins to boot. A cousin welcomed her second little boy. As per usual, I wanted to make something to send rather than buy something from their registry. Granted, they probably wanted something…

Sewing And Crafts : Vintage Brooch Art

Hello Everyone!  Have you missed me yet?  Our new sweet little girl has really taken over any extra time I thought I might have, but I finally did get around to posting some info about her nursery.  The full details are over at my home site, Kitsch Designs.  I did want to share the details…

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…

Sewing And Crafts : Heart Shaped Pin Cushion

If you are my mother please stop reading now.  Oh well, you now know what your Valentine’s Day package will bring.  Sorry for the spoiler. I spotted this project in the February 2012 issue of Country Living while awaiting my allergy shot last week and just had to add this one to the “To-Do” list.  Here…

Sewing and Crafts : Bolster Pillow Revamp

OH, NO!  Not another pillow post!!!  Sorry folks.  This is the one that really should have started it all, but I went about my business of fixing up the family room sofa a little backwards.  My reasons for wanting new pillows in that space started because of this:  While taking pictures during a furniture switcheroo…