Aunt Millie’s Garden

I just finished glue-basting this first block from Aunt Millie’s Garden by Piece O’ Cake Designs. I’m super excited about it, and instead of being exhausted, I can’t wait to start the next one! I’ve been collecting Denyse Schmidt fabrics for about six months in preparation for this project. I also found a few new […]

time wasters

As if I didn’t waste enough time on Flickr, iTunes and regular old Google. Now I’ve found this little game on Facebook called Word Challenge. I’m totally addicted. I’ve been playing for about two hours now, and I can’t beat Mike Holland’s score! It’s making me crazy. It’s more fun than riding a bike or […]

Shirring

My next project (thanks, Kukyideas, for the great tutorial): http://www.kukyideas.com/journal/2007/04/shirred-dress-tutorial.html Now – where do I get this elastic thread? I checked Joanns today and the girl didn’t know what the heck I was talking about. Anyone know? I did my first tshirt surgery today – photos coming soon!

can we build it?

In addition to watching Bob the Builder on a seemingly endless loop (for no more than an hour a day), I’ve been getting some sewing done. I finished my Bow Tuck’s bag, thanks to the patient instruction from Marcy and excellent pressing by Lynn. Here’s a photo. Then, for inside, I made this fun little […]

today’s link

What a wonderful day! A sew-in at Quiltygirl’s…some sewing, lots of blabbing and snacking. Then Pauline sent me this great link…a new blog to love: http://www.dontcallmebecky.com/. Not only is it full of awesome crafts, but she does a lot of tutorials, offers her patterns, and even offers some fixes for published patterns. Unfortunately, I tried […]