Killer Applique Blocks & Fun Happenings!

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a nice weekend.  Once again, we had snow showers and bitter temperatures but that didn’t stop us from this: The famous Monster Truck show!  We have had the toy versions of these trucks in the house for 10 years, but seeing them *live* is always fun. There were lots of flips, overturned trucks and tires popping off this time around which the boys loved.    If you haven’t had a chance to take {Read More}

XL Zippy Pouch & Sew-Stitchy Score!

Yesterday I finished this super-sized quilted linen pouch. I am so excited about it because it finally shows the boxed, flat zipper ends I have trying to achieve for my future products. It’s easy to do this technique on fabric such as this quilted cotton or even home decor if you’re careful, but ultimately I need them perfect for my leather work.  So after lots of sewing practice here is a pouch with my ideal zipper ends!! I used this technique {Read More}

~Menu Monday~ What’s on your plate?

Hey there!  Everyone ready to start a new week? We are in the final few weeks of summer vacation and are trying to pack in a few more adventures before the 6:30am wake-up calls start.  After the beach vacation a few weeks ago, we’re taking it easy with the simple everyday things.  The library, pool, free-bowling and mini-golf outings are in heavy rotation as is hockey, band and Tae-Kwon-Do. This is quite enough to keep us busy, but also allows {Read More}

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