Finding The Right Fabric

I’m on the hunt for fabric. Well, I guess I’m always on the hunt for fabric for my handbags but lately it’s been for the new house. I have found fabric and window coverings for every window in the house except for the family room/kitchen/great room area. The one BIG place I need it most. The closest fabric store near me is a Hancock Fabrics and while I can special order home decor fabric, the selection is not too great. {Read More}

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PicMonkey Is My New Hero

I have been looking for new online photo editing software for some time now.  I have tried too many programs to count with little success, so I typically would just upload my pictures to my MacBook Pro and do a little editing there. I am an average photographer at best, so finding an easy photo editing program that offers not only photo editing, but tons of free goodies was my dream. Enter PicMonkey Heaven people. This program totally rocks. PicMonkey makes {Read More}

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Recycled Duckies

My previous post shared just how many little projects I have going on my table and in my head. Well, I spend the last few days working on a tall tote with some new fabric I found at Hancocks.   The blue exterior fabric is a medium-weight home decor with a look of denim to it. The yellow stripe I used for the lining, straps and top band is also a medium weight home decor. The fun part of this {Read More}

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A Jumble of Projects

I’m currently working on a bunch of ideas. The problem is, I need to focus on ONE of them and run with it! The first idea is a pencil pouch or money pouch (see above). Please excuse the horrible top-stitching. My Consew is still acting up and while we know now what is wrong with it I still can’t use it. The stitches were on the 7 setting, and I love the length so hopefully I can use it in {Read More}

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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}

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