a few weeks ago i made my co-worker an owl backpack for her son. upon seeing it another co-worker asked if I could make something for her friend's daughter. so i took another stab at an owl pillow (my first one is here).Read More
love aunt maggie
what does one get the woman who raised your significant other? homemade napkins and a candle of course!Read More
anyone hoping to get a kindle for the holidays?
i got one last year from victor and thought i would share a tutorial for making a simple case for it.Read More
hope everyone had an awesome turkey day! mine consisted of putting my cat in a purple polkadot bow tie, frying one turkey, smoking another, and chopping wood.
as an american it's my duty to support the economy on black friday, so in this post i'll share some of my favorite small business sewing shops.
why do i love small sewing shops?Read More
one of my favorite gifts for new moms has become has become an infinity scarf for mom and a matching top for baby.Read More
if it's not incredibly obvious, i love my cat. chairman percy fitzwallace aka fitz came into our lives this january and is never leaving.
growing up with dogs i never thought I would be a cat person, but I am definitely a fitz person.
today i am going to share a tutorial for some owl shaped cat nip toys i made him.Read More
for 2015 i made myself two sewing resolutions. over a few posts i will share them as well as a third i'm adding for 2016.
my first resolution is to have less fabric.
crazy right?Read More
a little while back vic's mom asked if i would like some vintage sewing notions and patterns. you see the mother of one of her friends had passed away and the friend could only part with her mother's things if she knew they were going to a good home.
well i was happy to provide said home, and today i'll share some of the wonderful things i received.Read More
as previously mentioned my hippie parents didn't enforce a lot of rules.
however there were guidelines they, well really my mom, believed everyone should follow: always drive slower and more carefully than you feel is necessary (especially in bad weather), perform at least one random act of kindness each and every day, don't leave candles or anything that burns unattended (better yet just don't burn anything inside), and always say thank you.Read More