Weekending: Favorite Instagram Sewing- Related Hashtags

Happy Sunday! What have you all been up to this weekend? Most of our weekend has been spent finishing up a deck redo, karate practices and taking my baby to his first high school social function. Sniff-Sniff.  But I have managed to do a bit of secret sewing and pattern test for a favorite bag gal.   Before I head off to track and field with the youngest, I wanted to share with you the wonderful world of Instagram hashtags.  Last week Elnora (Elnorac on {Read More}

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Flashback Friday! ~ Revisiting an Epic *Fail*

It’s been 3 1/2 years since I first posted this epic fail post.   And at the time I had a lot of fails, but it’s been fun to read old posts and see how I’ve evolved as a handbag designer/sewer.  How have you evolved as a designer/sewer? I had great hopes for this bag. Sketched it out, made a pattern, etc. But when it was all said and done, it just didn’t turn out how I wanted. I really {Read More}

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Flashback Friday! ~Sewing Pattern Tissue & Washi Tape Sketchbook ~A Tutorial~

Today for a special Flashback Friday I’m bringing back a tutorial I did for covering composition books. This would be perfect for those back to school composition books we buy for the kids, right?!?!  I made mine for my bag sketches, but the options are limitless. Back in my heavy scrapbooking days, I tended to cover all kinds of office supplies and storage containers with mod-podge and the latest pattern paper.  I often made custom recipe binders, little books for the {Read More}

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Weekending: My Mint-Colored Singer 15-125

I love antiques.  My house has quite a few pieces of old furniture and trinkets I’ve found over the years. But my favorite antique purchases recently have been related to sewing.  Last winter I found a collection of 90 year old needlecraft magazines.  I’m not much of a stitcher, but to see the ads, prices and trends are fun to look through from time to time. When Spring rolled around in CNY the neighborhood yard sales started. I hit the jackpot {Read More}

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A New Travel Bag ~~ #vabeachvacation2015 ~~

Happy Monday morning from sunny Virginia Beach!  After a pleasant day of traveling, we arrived at our beach house with the rest of family waiting our arrival.  This is our 8th summer at this beach and our 5th in the same house. It is comforting to be in the same house. The boys grab their rooms then check out the house to see what has changed.  From there, it’s all beach time! We’re looking forward to a nice week with our {Read More}

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