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A Day In The Life

When a huge-o-mongous snowstorm comes to town and school is cancelled your plans change in a heartbeat.  So instead of hours of sewing and working on projects quietly you start to re-plan your day. Lots of cuddling with soft blankets, rented movies, and MineCraft happen. Boys play nicely together (which doesn’t happen all the time!) and do chores to help out dear old mom – who caught the crud they had last week.  Hmph. So here are some snapshots of my day yesterday. Some {Read More}

A Pinterest Pin Redone ~ My Great Granny Needlebook ~

Last week I found an adorable needle book on Pinterest. I pinned it right away, then clicked on the link to see if I could find out any more information. Bitty Bits & Pieces is where I found this cute needle book. And while there is no actual tutorial, she did give her finished measurements and the measurements of all the tiny blocks she used to make hers.  I took down the measurements and got to work. I kept with her original bitty block {Read More}

WIP Wednesday ~ My Vintage Cross-Stitch Pillow Rehab Project ~

Do any of you have a memory chest? Or maybe a rubbermaid bin filled with assorted memories of your high school or college years?  I’m not a hoarder by any means, but I do have a few of these bins.  Some are filled with my college textbooks (I was a Family & Consumer Sciences Education teacher).  I have yearbooks, notes and knick-knacks in another.  This weekend as we got out our holiday decorations I found an old cross stitch pillow I {Read More}

Cyber Monday Sale!

  Happy Monday Everyone!!  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving full of family and wonderful food.  I know I did!  I also spent some time getting my studio organized and ready for Cyber-Monday in My Etsy Shop and some pop-up fabric bundles on Instagram. So now through Wednesday, enter code RS2014 at checkout and receive 15% off your purchase!  This includes in stock sewing supplies and in-stock handbags of all sizes!  Woot! I’ll be back tomorrow so show {Read More}

WIP Wednesday – Empty those scrap bins!

Boy has this week been a true WIP!  With the holidays right around the corner I have been busy with events with the boys, appointments and getting ready for Thanksgiving. The hubby’s job always keeps us local, so I’m lucky to not have to stress over the massive amount of food and hotel accommodations are needed.  It will be just the 5 of us this year and that’s just fine. Even with all that’s going on, I have been able to {Read More}

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