Category Archives: crafting

My First Sampler Quilt

I love learning new things, especially when it involves sewing. At the beginning of the year, I joined The Splendid Sampler Quilt Along hosted by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson. These two are experts in their field! They are teachers, … Continue reading

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March Marches On

I have several things to share with you that I have been working on during the first few weeks of March. First, just let me say that I tried out for the position of a Bernina Ambassador, but I wasn’t selected. … Continue reading

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Featured in Sewing World Magazine

Sewist.com, one of several sewing and crafting social media sites, is featured in the February Edition of Sewing World Magazine. As part of the team, I’m flattered that Sewist is represented so thoroughly in the article. The website, Sewist, is the … Continue reading

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Holiday Stockings Using Sprout Patterns

It was so much fun designing unique holiday stockings for my family through Sprout Patterns and Spoonflower on their website. I selected colors and patterns that I thought represented each family member. Then I waited anxiously for the printed fabric … Continue reading

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Sewist: The New Sewing Social Network

It’s been a little over a month since the new Sewist.com site opened. It’s a place where members can share sewing and crafting projects, review and comment on projects, and socialize in groups. You can search through hundreds of patterns in our growing database … Continue reading

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I made the local news!

As Heidi says on Project Runway, “I’m sorry, you’re out.” After making it to the simi-finals on the Super Online Sewing Match hosted by Sew Mama Sew, I received that same disappointing news. But I dare not dwell on it. Other … Continue reading

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I made it ! Round 4 of SOSM!

I’m super excited and thrilled to have made it to the semifinals with my Cuna Tote and Pouch entry in the Super Online Sewing Match II hosted by Sew Mama Sew. The challenge for round four requires the remaining four contestants … Continue reading

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A Tour of my Sewing Studio

I have a great little sewing room, with just enough room to turn around. It used to be my youngest daughter’s bedroom before she went off to college. Now it’s my dedicated work and storage space. I’ve been a busy … Continue reading

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Indie Patterns and Supplies!

The Monthly Stitch Indie Pattern Contest is just weeks away! Are you deciding what to  make and what Indie Pattern to use? I am! I’m so excited to join in the fun this year. I have a couple of favorites: Colette … Continue reading

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Put a Cuna Bird on It!

The sewing challenge for the month of April at “The Monthly Stitch” is to “Put a Bird on It”. What would I do? After thinking about it for a few weeks, I came up with an idea. I dug around until … Continue reading

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