Do you need something special to add to your Easter baskets? With Easter just around the corner, I wanted to incorporate something quick and easy to add a little extra something to the Easter baskets. Here are three ways to make Easter bunnies using a washcloth to hide chocolate treat or Easter eggs in their bellies.
Organizing Ideas for Machine Embroidery and Sewing Accessories with Pegboards With every New Year, I seem to get into a cleaning and organizing mood. This past January, I spent it trying to organize my machine embroidery and sewing accessories in my craft room. Things were all over the place and it was so hard to find […]
Updated: Added 8 additional Deals for Cyber Monday Today is Black Friday in the US but seems like the rest of the world is starting to catch up to this American tradition. Black Friday the day after Thanksgiving, regarded as the first day to kick off Christmas shopping season, on which retailers offer special reduced […]
I can’t believe it’s August already, where did the year go? The summer flew by so quickly and all the stores are already putting out supplies for the new school year. Lots of parents are getting their lists together and buying supplies as they get their kids ready for school in a few weeks.. I […]
Easter is coming.. Have you ever wondered why the bunny and eggs are related to Easter? Everyone knows there is no such thing as a bunny who lays eggs but yet around Easter time, you see lots of chocolates and candies with bunnies and eggs to give gifts to children. History of Easter Bunny and […]
It’s that time of year again when love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I love this time of year because all hearts are out. This is the only time I can indulge in my love of everything heart shaped. Everywhere you turn, everything has a heart on it. […]
I’m dreaming of a White Christmas tomorrow and I have an 65% chance of getting some snow tomorrow 🙂 I’m being optimistic that we will have a white Christmas this year, even if it’s only with a few inches. Snow on Christmas makes the holidays more special. The beauty about snow it is made up […]
Who loves Christmas??? Thanksgiving is over and the spirit of Christmas is in the air with the kick off the shopping season. One of my favorite things about Christmas is putting up the tree with all different kinds of ornaments. So this year I found a cool inspiration to make quilted ornaments with no sewing […]
Spring has finally arrived, but why does it feel like winter still!!! It’s been cold and raining last few weeks so I’ve had more time to stay home and start my Spring cleaning. So with Spring here, it’s time to air out the house and do some much needed spring cleaning in the house, especially […]
With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to try out a new product I found called Quilt Magic. You can make a beautiful quilt block with this simple technique and best of all, it requires NO SEWING!!! Easter Cross Quilt Magic Tutorial Quilt Magic is similar to “painting by numbers” but you use fabric. […]
Embroidery machines is an awesome hobby to learn as it allows you to create a lot of different gifts. After I purchased a Janome MC9900 sewing and embroidery machine combo, I was able to make personalized gifts for all endless weddings that I was invited to. It seems like all my friends got married one right […]
If you’re new to Machine Embroidery, there was a slight learning curve. It’s slightly different than just regular sewing. In sewing, you only have to worry about the needle and the thread tension. With machine embroidery, you have to learn about the different threads, types of stabilizers and which one to use for the various […]
Wedding season is coming up. How many weddings can a girl get invited to in one season. Several years ago, I was at the stage in my life where I was getting married and so were all my friends. For a period of 3-4 years, I had average of 10 friends getting married per year. […]
Have you ever dreamed of owning your very own quilt shop? I have q local quilt shop that is looking for a buyer to take over because the owners are ready to retire.. I thought about it for a long moment. The idea of owning my own quilt shop was a very appealing. But of […]
I’m so excited about going to Pittsburgh in a few weeks.. It will be my first time going to the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Pittsburgh, PA. Is anyone going there too? Has anyone been there before? What did you like about it? What classes did you take? I’ve signed up for some awesome […]
Can you think back to the first craft you started out with? What was your first love that drew you to crafting? I started out with crocheting granny squares with regular crocheting yarn. I made things with my grandmother, depending on what she was making. She was able to recreate things by just looking at […]
This weekend, my husband took me away for a much needed gateway to celebrate my birthday.. It just so happens that Lancaster, PA was having a Quilt Week so we decided to make plans to fill the whole weekend in Lancaster. There were multiple events being offered during the week for all those sewing and […]
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