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Quilting 101: How to Add Borders


Hi friends! I’m back today with my How to Quilt series, and today I’ll be showing you how to add borders to your quilty projects! Borders are a great way to add visual appeal and increase the size of your projects. I tend to do my own borders regardless of what a pattern tells me to do! I like creating…

Patchwork Tote Bag Tutorial


Hi friends! Today I’m going to show you how to make a really fun and easy patchwork quilted tote bag. It’s super cute and beginner friendly too! Watch my Quilted Patchwork Tote Bag Tutorial here!     Supplies used: 5 fat quarters OR scraps to fit sizes mentioned below. (I used Farmer’s Daughter by LellaBoutique for Moda) 1 Moda Mini-Charm…

Trade Winds Quilt Pattern & Sale!!


Hi! I’m super excited to release my fourth quilt pattern today. It’s my new “Trade Winds Quilt Pattern” and it makes me think of relaxing summer afternoons on the water! This quilt is great for beginners, and comes together quickly! You can either sew the water strips straight, or you can do the fun curves. They’re really easy and I…

SpinOlution Echo Review, Spinning Tips & Fiber Haul!


Hi friends, I have another fun video for you today. I’ve had a lot of questions since I’ve started spinning and today I’m going to review the SpinOlution Echo. I’ll also share some beginning spinning tips, show you how to make a DIY Lazy Kate, and share my recent fiber haul with you as well. I hope you enjoy this…

Super Easy Laptop Bag Sewing Tutorial


Hi friends! I have a fun beginner friendly sewing project for you today. I’ll be showing you how to make your own laptop bag! This project is super easy and really fast to make. You can also use this same tutorial for just about any size bag you’d like to make. It’s great for iPads/tablets, notebooks, laptops, journals etc. Scroll…

May 2017 Monthly Meal Plan


Happy end of April everyone! It’s time for a new monthly meal plan to get us through our last month of homeschooling! Well, it’s our last month anyway, and then we head on to SUMMER BREAK WHOOT WHOOT!!!!! Not that I’m excited or anything. But seriously, I’m so ready for summer this year I can barely stand it. I always…

April 2017 Sew Sampler Un-boxing!


Hi friends! I just received my April Fat Quarter Shop Sew Sampler box and I thought it would be fun to do another un-boxing video for you! So let’s see what’s inside this month’s box of goodies shall we? The boxes are $24.95/month (plus shipping) and this month’s box has a value of $56.86. Watch my April 2017 Sew Sampler…

The Squishy Project Bag Tutorial


Hi friends! I have a super fun and easy sewing project for you! Today I’m sharing how to make the Squishy Project Bag. It’s great for storing craft projects, knitting, embroidery, school supplies, and anything else you can dream up! This bag is so easy and definitely beginner friendly. It should only take about an hour and a half or…

Easter Bird’s Nest Cookies


Good morning everyone! Since Easter is coming up, I thought I’d share a fun snack idea that is probably one of my kiddos favorites! I’ve seen these all over pinterest, but haven’t ever made them myself, so I figured it was a good time to go for it! They’re these super cute little Bird’s Nest Cookies and I just think…

Dutch Tulips Quilt Pattern by Fat Quarter Shop


Hi friends! I’m sooooo ready for spring I can hardly stand it. We actually had kind of a tame winter though and so I’m not getting my hopes to high that it’s actually over. We usually get a couple of feet around Mother’s Day so we’ll see how this year pans out. But in the meantime, I’m sewing all things…