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. …

Fun Fabric Friday : Birch Organic Fabrics

With the coming of our second child this summer I have been in redecorating mode.  First, for my son’s “big boy” room.  Since learning yesterday that we are having a girl, I am now in redecorating mode for the nursery too.  Yeah!  Fun, but exhausting.  In my search for cute juvenile fabrics that could potentially…

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…