Purse Palooza

Have you been following Purse Palooza 2012 over at Sew Sweetness? It started June 4th and every day there are two bloggers that review and construct handbag patterns from various authors.  Here is the schedule: June 4 – Sara @ Sewsweetness (Pat Bravo Capri Bag) Kim @ My Go-Go Life (Sew Sweetness Lindsay Tote) June 5 – Meg @ Fashioned by Meg (Anna Maria Horner Art Student Tote) Lindsay @ Lindsay Sews (Posie Rosie Little Things Jane Market Bag) June 6 – Kaelin @ The Plaid Scottie (Liesl & Co. Day in the {Read More}

Sew, Mama, Sew!

Sew, Mama, Sew! is a fantastic online shop specializing in all things sewing, quilting and fun crafting!  I am a regular follower of their BLOG and encourage everyone to check it out. This week they started a new contest called Fat Quarter Idol.  The rules are easy and you have all week to complete your challenge and send it in. What the contest entails: (I’m summarizing, but full details can be found on their site) 1. Create a board on {Read More}

7 Pretty Things on Sunday

I’m back for another Sunday of sharing some great sites and pretty things I’ve been drooling over online.  And with my husband already relocated to the warm Florida sunshine state and the rest of the clan freezing our patooties off up here, I need to stay in my nice warm basement so I can play with the boys and get a little crafty. Sounds good to me. Without further ado, here are my 7 Pretty Things for Sunday and thanks {Read More}

I’m finished!!

I have never made a clutch before. I’m more of a middle-to-big kinda bag girl, so when I saw the Naughty Notions Challenge required to make a clutch I decided to try.  Here are some shots of my finished clutch.  I used a dark denim for the exterior and a pink home decor weight patterned fabric for the interior. My naughty notion was the carved buttons, swivel clip/ring, and the pink crinkly home decor “tape”. By tape, I mean what you see {Read More}

In Progress….

As you may have read, I am participating in an online sewing challenge called Naughty Notions Challenge with other bloggers around the world.  The past few days I have been making the clutch and working with an especially naughty notion I found at my local fabric store. I’ve posted pictures of this notion a few weeks back, having found NO use for it. But when I signed up for this challenge I found the inspiration I needed to use it. {Read More}

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