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 […]

more hex progress

I’ve been plugging away on my hexagons. I started out using the English paper-piecing method, and quickly went to just sewing the hexes together. My process is placing two hexagons right-sides together, and placing a straight pin through the points at one end of a side of the hexagon. Then I start sewing a running […]

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: 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 […]

baby blanket

Here’s a baby blanket I made for my step-bother’s new baby coming in June. I used minkie red on the back and a cute baby print fleece on the front. Then I appliqued red and white minkie and blue fleece circles for decoration. The pattern is from Bend the Rules Sewing, which I love. Minkie […]