With our house expansion, we got a new table. A big table. It’s ten feet long. We don’t have a formal dining room, so this table is it. It’s where we eat, play games, do schoolwork, etc. Because it’s so big, none of my old table linens fit it, so I made a new runner.… Continue reading Green Table Runner
We had a crazy summer at our house. After talking for a couple of years, we put an addition onto our house. The primary purpose of the addition was to give my kids their own space. G1 and G2 have been sharing a room, and it was not working out. G1 is a seventeen year… Continue reading I need a new tagline!
I have been cleaning through all my sewing stuff, and I found an old tea towel that I bought years ago. It has bands on it that could be used for cross stitch, but I wanted to try huck embroidery or Swedish weaving. Technically, it’s not exactly huck embroidery since it’s not on huck cloth… Continue reading Another old UFO
Easter is the time to remember Christ and the resurrection and worship with others. If you sew and have a little girl, it is probably also the time to make a new dress. This dress is the UFO that has haunted me the most for the last year. Last year, I had the great opportunity… Continue reading Happy Easter
I recently did a deep clean of my sewing area and discovered a few UFO’s or, in this case, a USO (un-started object). This is a needlepoint kit that I got in a museum gift shop in London during a visit a few years ago. It is made by a design company based in… Continue reading Medieval Pincushion
I am now at that stage of life where not many of my friends are having children. A lot of us have kids finishing high school, so we talk about things like university admissions and tuition rates. My husband’s sisters are the stage beyond that and are new grandmothers. One of my nephews and his… Continue reading It’s a boy!
If you want to try stitching cards, start with a simple shape. Once you get started, there is no end to how complex your designs can be. It is a quick project – you could make a bunch in an evening. It is also a great project for kids. This is not an exact pattern,… Continue reading Stitched cards tutorial