I wanted to make a planner cover for a couple years, but didn’t know where to start. I knew I wanted a 3 or 6 ring binder, so I could re-use it every year. I looked online for an inexpensive planner and the one that made the most sense was a basic Avery 8.5″ x… Continue reading Paperie Planner Tutorial
First, I’d like to say how overwhelmed I am by all of your sweet comments. You really made my weekend! I wish I could hug each and every one of you. Truly. Congratulations to Hannah Baughman, who won the Paperie Love Letter from Amy Sinibaldi! With all of the great response about the planner cover,… Continue reading Congratulations!
When Amy Sinibaldi of Nana Company asked me to join her Paperie Blog Tour, I was thrilled and honored. I have followed Amy’s journey for a very long time, from her early days of sewing adorable aprons, through her recent book launch, Sweetly Stitched Handmades, and now her very first (limited edition) fabric line, Paperie with… Continue reading Paperie by Amy Sinibaldi – Blog Tour
I don’t know about you, but this time of year is always a blur for me. Around October, I have a million ideas for things I want to do and make for the holidays. Then mid-December shows up and I’m looking around wondering where all that time went. I did a little better than usual… Continue reading Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas…
In April of this year, a friend of mine was going through some medical treatments in the hospital. She asked me to make her a quilt to keep her warm, because the hospital often ran out of blankets and she usually had only a sheet to keep her warm. It broke my heart to hear… Continue reading My First Pattern
It’s pretty safe to say the HST’s (half square triangles) are my favorite unit for constructing quilts. If I’m stumped when designing a quilt, it’s my sure-fire go-to. You can make so many different designs by just rearranging HST’s. As much as I love HST’s, I hate making them. Especially when I need a lot.… Continue reading Tip of the Day
Do you ever spend hours and hours on an idea that you think will be great, only to be disappointed with the outcome? I suppose that happens to all of us, no matter what the subject matter is. I had what I thought was a great quilt pattern in my brain. I spent hours sketching… Continue reading A Creative Funk