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…

Sewing and Crafts : Ruffled Remnant Pillow

A recent visit to Joann’s ETC., landed a bunch of really nice designer fabric remnant bundles at 50% off.  So, I took this as a sign and a que to get started on some much needed family room pillows.  Although I was hoping to work in some super fun prints I realized that not knowing what…

Sewing and Crafts : Vintage Quilt Fix-up

You may have spied the recent additions to my FLICKR account, which include a couple of my vintage quilts.  I wrote about using them to decorate and quiet an echo chamber hallway in my home over at Kitsch Designs.  Both quilts were old and tattered when I gained position of them years ago.  Rather than fixing them…

Sewing and Crafts : Scalloped Window Valance

I have been working on a mini-makeover in our playroom/media room/exercise room/man cave space and wanted to share the window valance I made to coordinate with the other window treatment.  For more information about the work-in-progress mini-makeover please head over to Kitsch Designs for all the details. This is another one of those projects where…