12 09, 2014

National Sewing & Quilting Month with Fat Quarter Shop!

By |September 12th, 2014|Celebrations, learning to sew|1 Comment

Happy National Sewing Month Friends! I'm celebrating with my friends at Fat Quarter Shop, they have a fab new pattern that's free just for you! Be sure to use #colormyheart when you share your version of this quilt online. I'm loving the rainbow version, but can definitely see it done up in any charm pack! [...]

30 03, 2009

About Ironing/Pressing

By |March 30th, 2009|learning to sew, Tutorial|25 Comments

I wanted to have a record of the ironing/pressing poll I did a few weeks back, I was about to just delete it but thought it was good information to keep! The post with comments is here :)Personally, I'm still torn - I like how flat the block is when I press my seams open, [...]

4 06, 2008

Work in Progress

By |June 4th, 2008|bag, Etsy, learning to sew|1 Comment

I had my next bag finished - but it did not look good =( I tore out two seams and now trying to figure out a different way to finish it. I had previously thought that working with cotton would be much simpler than the raw silk - wrong!I really love the fabric so I [...]

30 03, 2008

Pretty Purse

By |March 30th, 2008|learning to sew, work in progress|3 Comments

Hi again! Ella and I had a great time Friday night sewing with friends. Ella really loves to be creative - her favorite subject at school is art or "Meet the Masters." They get to emulate famous artists with a variety of techniques, all very fun for this 2nd grader!Ella and Olivia's purses turned out [...]