I’m so happy to help spread the work about Amanda Jean Nyberg’s debut fabric collection for Connecting Threads! Her collection is called Good Neighbors and … Read More
Pumpkin Pincushion Tutorial
I’m smitten! I had so much fun making these pumpkin pincushions. I’ll show you how today on the Sizzix blog. Come join me!
Hydrangea Pin Cushion Tutorial
Ever since I first got the Sizzix Hydrangeas and Borders Die I knew I wanted to make a sweet pin cushion using it. Sometimes it … Read More
Tilly Needlework Project Bag and Armrest Pincushion (and a Giveaway!)
Together with Blend Fabrics (a licensing division of Anna Griffin Inc.), I’m hoping to inspire you to sew with Tilly by Charlotte Lyons. This fabric collection … Read More
Apple Core Pincushions
I have a new tutorial on the Sizzix blog today. I started out planning on making something quilty with the apple core die but got … Read More
A Surprise Visit
This morning the kids and I travelled about an hour to surprise my Table Talk Swap partner with this table runner. Since my partner lives … Read More
Kokeshi Tooth Fairy Pillows
I’ve been wanting to make these for ages and finally did! Do you know a little girl about age five who will be losing her … Read More
Armrest Pincushion with Vintage Patches
I made another armrest pincushion (see here for my tutorial). They are intended to sit on the armrest of a couch or chair while you … Read More
I know that buntings have been the hot thing for quite some time now but this is the first one that I have made!I make … Read More
A Couple of Gift Sets
A couple of Kokeshi doll silk screened needlebook and pincushion sets have been put in the shop!One set has been marked down a bit due … Read More
Do you Pin Baste?
I do! Whenever I see safety pins, I think basting. When I saw this Mrs. Sew & Sew Black Saftey First Pins designed by Dan … Read More
Kokeshi Doll Pincushions…They Keep Coming
I was asked to make a custom Kokeshi doll pincushion (above) and while I was at it, I made up a batch. Don’t they look … Read More
More Kokeshi Dolls
I really love making these little stencils! I tried out a cute new hairstyle on this pair that I found while Googling kokeshi dolls.
Goodies and a Happy Mistake
If you remember awhile back, I won the Crafterhours Little Girls Skirt portion of the Skirt Week contest. My prizes have been slowly trickling in … Read More
Kokeshi Doll Fun!
I have been up to my neck in Kokeshi doll freezer paper stencil making and printing for the last few days. Mandy liked her Kokeshi … Read More
Mini QT Swap, Underwater, July 2010
Mandy received her underwater theme mini quilt yesterday so I can share it here now. She asked for a bit of whimsy so I added … Read More