A Handstitched Friday

Unfortunately no reader's submissions... So I decided to make a trendy, rock-inspired, headband. It has zipper/fabric rosettes (tutorials here and here) with black elastic - I really love the mixed media. It is kind-of awesome... and all hand-stitched!   … [Continue reading...]

Giveaway Status!

Remember to enter the giveaway! The odds of winning are pretty good, there are only 26 comments so far! … [Continue reading...]

Fabric Tape

Although this was not submitted for Made by You Wednesday it still deserves a little recognition today! It is amazing! Fabric tape? So cool and easy to boot! I am going to use this on all packages from now on! What a great idea! For the full tutorial click here. Remember to submit your … [Continue reading...]

A Hand-Stitched Summer

Hi Everyone! As you know I've relocated for my husband's summer internship... ...meaning I left my craft closet behind! complete with sewing machine!!!Don't Panic! ;) I brought reinforcements!  (I'm silly to think that I might cause mass-pandemonium with this announcement... it's not … [Continue reading...]

Happy to Report…

I made it! I am here. Surprisingly, the whole trip wasn't that bad. I had help from a friend to the airport, super helpful people on each plane, and a sweet lady sitting next to me who let "Little L" crawl all over her. "Little L" was so enamored by this woman that she was actually snuggling … [Continue reading...]

and we’re off!

"Mr. V" starts his summer internship on Monday. He left a little early for training, so......I am left with the lovely task of packing up "Miss M" & "Little L", and traveling to a destination nearly 2000 miles away......on an airplane... by myself... with 2 carseats... 2 suitcases... 1 double … [Continue reading...]