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Erica’s Easy Thread Catcher Video Tutorial!


Hi everyone! I’ve had so many requests for a Thread Catcher tutorial since I first published the written version years ago. You can check out the original free pattern here, and today I’ll be showing you how to make this fun project in a video tutorial! I’m putting this one together just a little bit differently, so you can use…

How to Make a Rag Quilt 2


Hi everyone! I had such a great response from my original How to Make a Rag Quilt tutorial that I thought I would do another one, this time with a fun twist! Pinwheels! Watch my How to Make a Pinwheel Rag Quilt video tutorial here:   Download the Pinwheel Rag Quilt PDF Instructions here. I used all flannel for this…

School Lunch Ideas for Kids // Episode 1


Hi everyone! We’ve had a ton of requests to share our school lunch ideas for kids with you all and so I’ve been filming lunches all week to share! We all take turns preparing lunches here so that everyone not only gets a chance to pick their favorites, but so they can also learn how to make healthy lunches! It’s…

Vintage Fall Quilt Pattern


Hi everyone! I’m super excited to release my Vintage Fall quilt pattern today! I’ve had so many requests for a fall quilt and I love how this one turned out! And I have a GIVEAWAY for one of you so make sure to read all the way to the bottom! Fall always makes me think of falling leaves with all…

Anchors Away Zipper Tote Bag Tutorial


Hi everyone! I have a really fun zipper tote bag tutorial for you today! And it comes with my FREE Anchor’s Away quilt block too! I’m calling this one my Anchors Away Bag and it features the Nest fabric line by LellaBoutique for Moda. This bag has a top zipper enclosure, fun handles, an inside pocket, and a front pocket…

Drawstring Squishy Pocket Bag Tutorial


Hi friend! I have another fun sewing tutorial for you today! The Drawstring Squishy Pocket Bag is super easy and only takes about an hour to make! It’s a great beginner sewing project and you’ll not only make a super cute finished bag, but you’ll learn some valuable sewing skills to boot! Let’s get started shall we? Watch the full…

Cilantro Lime Shrimp & Avocado Salad Recipe


Hi friends! I have a really easy lunch recipe to share with you today. I’ll be showing you how to make this delicious Avocado Shrimp Salad that is super easy to make, and is a light, refreshing lunch idea for those warmer days! In the summer I really don’t like having to use the oven, and honestly I prefer to…

Vintage Spring Quilt Pattern


Hi friends! It’s springtime here in sunny Colorado and I’m super excited to be releasing my new quilt pattern that’s perfect for this time of year! It’s called Vintage Spring and is so cute and cheery! I loved my Vintage Christmas trucks so much that I wanted to be able to enjoy them all year and so I added a…

April Showers Doll Dress Pattern


Hi everyone! I’m so excited for today’s post! After a lot of hard work, my daughter OIivia, you may know her as TinkerBell, has just released her very first sewing pattern! It’s called April Showers and is a cute top and skirt pattern created for an 18″ Doll. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you’ve probably seen…

Scrappy Pocket Tote Bag Tutorial


Hi everyone! I have a super fun bag tutorial for you today. This one looks fancy, but it’s really quite easy to make! I’m calling it the Scrappy Pocket Tote Bag. It’s about 14” wide by 13” tall when done and has a total of 4 pockets! It’s a great size project bag for knitting, crochet, or even carrying books,…