Category Archives: sewing

Make Madness 2018 – Day 20 | Notions bag and Progress Keeper

Even though it’s really cold and rainy today, it’s also the first day of Spring.  With that in mind, I wanted to continue to practice bag making skills with some cheery fabric and new techniques. I found a gorgeous watercolor … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 17 & 18| Dog Beds

With Baseball Opening Day around the corner (March 29), I knew I wanted to make dog beds for my two dogs using fabric from their respective teams. Ellie is a San Francisco Giants fan and Mindy is a Chicago Cubs … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 15 | Dog Paw Applique

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I really like to get the most use out of any material I use: fabric, yarn, paper, etc.  I really dislike waste and after any project, I’ll set … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 8 | St. Pawtrick’s Day Drawstring Project Bag

I’ve been wanting to make a drawstring project bag for a while now.  And last week I started a sock project that needed it’s own bag – the As Time Goes By sock pattern by Susan Burzynski.  I’m using Freckled … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 4 | Cubs Project Bag

I usually have several knitting/crochet projects on the go at any one time.  And I always like to have each project in it’s own project bag just to keep things organized and tidy. Today I made myself a project bag … Continue reading

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Quest 47 begins today.

I turn 47 today and you know what that means.  QUEST 47! To Review and warning – this is a bit of a long read:  This idea began over a year ago when I was reading a blog where the … Continue reading

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Checking in…

Hi there.  Remember me?  I know it’s been ages (June!) since my last crafty post (I promise I’ll be back), but I’ve had a very busy summer taking care of dogs (my other passion, next to crafts). AND while I … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Blue the Bird – {Bird, Bird, Bird is the Word}

Welcome to the {Bird, Bird, Bird is the Word} blog series.  Every day during the month of May, I’ll be posting a bird craft or bird-related item on my blog as well as placing that object on my wall tree.  … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Three Chicks – {Bird, Bird, Bird is the Word}

Welcome to the {Bird, Bird, Bird is the Word} blog series.  Every day during the month of May, I’ll be posting a bird craft or bird-related item on my blog as well as placing that object on my wall tree.  … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Microwave Bowl Cozy – {DIY From Scratch}

Yesterday I made, what I called, a Soap Scum Cleaner.  In reality, it should be called the Most Fantastic, Amazing, Incredible Soap Scum Remover Ever. Here are the results.  The left photo is the before and the right photo is … Continue reading

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