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Very Nice Mice

A guild member gifted me some amazing fabric – lots of it. I cannot wait to get going on a crazy quilt design! To thank her, I wanted to make her an ornament. The guild had a holiday dinner with an ornament exchange so I was hopeful to make two. Alas, I had zero ready. […]

Sue Spargo’s Textured Embroidery Craftsy Class

You might recall that I signed up for two Craftsy courses earlier this year. Today, I present to you my first finished project, from Embroidering Texture and Dimension from Sue Spargo which is a lesson in textured embroidery. I ordered her fabric kit but could not justify spending an equal amount on the threads (once I become […]

SMS win from El Petit Taller

I received a package from Ireland yesterday! I entered around 140 giveaways with Sew Mama Sew during their week-long event, and I won one! You can check out the original post from El Petit Taller, but this is what I won: A handmade notebook cover, complete with button tie, bookmark, pencil, and hardback notebook. A […]

SMS Giveaway May 2014

I am so excited to finally get to enjoy Sew Mama Sew’s giveaway day (which is now a week!). I haven’t been able to peruse the exotic markets since grad school! I did not have enough time to whip something up to give away like last time (note: those images are broken due to site reconstruction; […]

awesome

I just wanted to note that Jessica from ALLFREESEWING.com contacted me a while back about listing my book cover tutorial on their site. I gave permission and am thrilled with the amount of people checking things out! Don’t forget to share your photos with the rest of us at http://www.flickr.com/groups/fabricbookcover/ :) On a different note, […]

While you wait

Here are some links to things I’ve found on the interwebz lately (and my first attempt at embedded videos). Axis of Awesome is a band that has shown the world the power of understanding music in their 4 Chord Song. Did you know all the popular songs in the last forty years is played with […]

SMS December Giveaway Day!

No, i did not participate this time (Deadline Fail!) but I did want to remind you to check out all the fabulous sites that are offering free goodies! Giveaway Day ~ Handcrafted Item(s) Giveaway Day ~ Handcrafted Item(s) + Supplies/Materials Giveaway Day ~ Sewing + Knitting Supplies/Materials Sew Mama Sew organizes this event in May […]

wool felt

The first order of wool felt came in, yay! I ordered it from Prairie Point Junctions shop site, Wool Felt Central. On tuesday. And i already got it. AWESOME! The site was suggested to me by both Megan from Princess Lasertron and Larissa from mmmcrafts. So many scrumptious colors to choose from! And much nicer than […]

while im away…

Since I am working on organizing my new laptop (think of it like this: a virtual bomb went off in my old laptop and my addiction to “a place for everything and everything in its place” which i cannot as yet do with my house-in-progress has come out in full with the organization of my […]

my new go-bag

The bag I made for my New York trip was fun, but because I was new at sewing, there were a few issues with it that started to bother me, so I opted for a new one. I call it a go-bag because i can just grab it and go and have entertainment handy, as […]

beadwork and leather

One of my teachers was able to make it to my graduation beach party that boy threw for me (hooray for all the monkeys, boo for lack of parking!). She makes Native American inspired crafts so she made me a beautiful pouch from teal suede leather, and created a beaded rosette for it. Its so soft! […]

im working on it

The current project I am working on is taking quite a bit more time than I thought because instead of this last part being incredibly easy and fast, it is instead incredibly easy and slow. And i cant show it yet, since its a gift, so youll just have to wait. Instead, Ill leave you […]

like an exotic market!

I recently stumbled upon Sew Mama Sew’s May Giveaway Day event. There are literally hundreds of bloggers GIVING things away at random!! Im only about a third of the way through the Handcrafted Items list, but I can tell you my RSS feeds keep growing! Not to mention all the attempts I am making at […]

a day of inspiration

I could get lost on the internet for weeks, looking at everyones creativity. I mean, who couldnt? Today, I went through a lot of links found at whip up and would list them all, but my rss feed grew from around 10 to over 50! It will shrink back down as i weed out bloggers […]