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Giveaway Reminder!

Giveaway Reminder!

Don’t forget you could win a super-duper awesome sand kit and book in my giveaway here! All you have to do is comment on that blog post to be entered! Get over there today before the giveaway ends. And because every post needs a couple pictures… Happy Autumn!

A Ginger Cake Lunch bag! (And giveaway!)

A Ginger Cake Lunch bag! (And giveaway!)

Recently I was approached by Virginia of Ginger Cake about stitching up one of her lunch bags. After I looked over her pattern choices and saw how simply lovely they were, I happily said yes! I chose her Hobo Style Lunch Sak to make because I love the look of the knot handle, the bag’s … Continue reading

Snow Song

Snow Song

This past week, my little guy and I read “Snow Song” from one of my very favorite books, Outside Your Window. I’ve talked about this book before, but really, I can’t say enough good things about it! It has absolutely gorgeous illustrations, wonderful poetry/prose, and is arranged by season so you can use this book … Continue reading

Sewing Tales (for the week)

Sewing Tales (for the week)

It’s Day Two for the Sewing Tales Book Blog Hop! Here is who is participating in today’s blog posts, plus the rest of the week’s posts. TUESDAY: Nov 5th Sabra Gubler – Sew a Straight Line Amber Carillo – One Shabby Chick Caroline Hulse – Sew Caroline Amy Friend – During Quiet Time WEDNESDAY: Nov … Continue reading

Be a Hexie Queen! Blog Hop

Be a Hexie Queen! Blog Hop

It’s the “Be a Hexie Queen” Blog Hop! Big thanks to Madame Samm and Debby for organizing the hop! Like lots of others, I am totally on the hexie bandwagon. I think they are just so wonderfully stylish and fun, plus I find hand sewing hexies to be very relaxing, almost prayerfully meditative. I have needed a lot … Continue reading

Crafting Connections: Giveaway Reminder!

Crafting Connections: Giveaway Reminder!

Final reminder to enter the giveaway for your own digital subscription for a year of Crafting Connections or a print copy of the Celebrate Summer issue! Click here for the post to enter the giveaway. Entries close tomorrow. Did I mention there is a recipe for homemade bubbles and a DIY bubble party in the … Continue reading

Stamp On It Blog Hop! & Giveaway

Stamp On It Blog Hop! & Giveaway

**Giveaway closed! The winner is  Thank you for entering, Becky! I just sent you an email asking for your mailing address. Thank you to everyone else for all the great comments and feedback on my stamp mini quilt and appliques!** I’m so excited to be hopping along on the “Stamp On It” Blog Hop today! … Continue reading

Free Printable: Weekly Planner!

Free Printable: Weekly Planner!

For my birthday, one of my sisters and her husband gave me a gift certificate to Nicole’s Classes so I could take a fun design class. I picked Ornaments & Embellishments, and I have not been disappointed! I have learned many great techniques for making flowers, snowflakes, specialty brushes, and frames in Illustrator (my go-to … Continue reading

Ladybugs for Mother’s Day…

Ladybugs for Mother’s Day…

“Mommy, how high can ladybugs fly?” Don’t you love kid questions? The Wee One asked me this when we were driving home the other day, and it spurred a wonderful conversation. In honor of my little sweetie who is the reason I am celebrating my fourth Mother’s Day today, here is a free pattern for … Continue reading