Make a Skirt a Day: Book Review


Pattern drafting is something I have enjoyed playing around with since I was a teenager. Many, many months ago – right when we first got to California – I was sent a review copy of Nicole Smith’s delightful pattern drafting book, Skirt a Day (affiliate link – items purchased through this link may earn this […]

Easy to Sew Messenger Bag Sewing Tutorial


Sometimes I use my blog to motivate me to try something I’ve been wanting to do, but haven’t actually gotten to. This easy-to-sew messenger bag is exactly one of those instances! Jo-Ann sent me two yards of Waverly fabric to make something with to help spread the word about the Jo-Ann and Waverly Facebook contest!  […]

Easy DIY Patchwork Doll Quilt Tutorial

Our Prism Light Center light table was the perfect creative tool for Emma to work out the perfect design for a patchwork quilt for her doll! The squares are from a charm pack I won ages ago from Small Town Stitcher. Emma loved all the choices, and having the pre-cut squares made this project even […]

Craft-A-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects

Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows that we are a craft-loving family. So I was thrilled to receive a review copy of Craft-a-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects. This book lives up to its description beautifully! I think this book is perfect for elementary school teachers looking for classroom décor ideas, parents who are interested […]