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No Sew Fabric Turkey

Well, I never did pull out the Halloween decorations.  I feel like the mood will come back, probably once grandkids enter the picture, but for now it’s just not there.  Kids at home or not, Christmas decorating will ALWAYS happen, but since my daughter insists I don’t start on that until after Thanksgiving, I thought…

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Table Runner – Change with the Seasons

I’m currently sniffling my way through my first cold of the year, so I didn’t think I’d have anything new to share this week.  Sneezing and crafting do not go well together.  Not only do I not feel up to it, but if I tried to make something right now I can guarantee that I…

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Homemade Chocolate Espresso Wood Stain

Oh boy, has it been a week.  My computer died.  I mean, take it out in the back yard and bury it died.  Thank goodness my back-up hard drive mostly did it’s job.  All the files are there, but they look like they were filed by a drunk person.  Lots of duplicates, weird names and…

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Four Patch Drink Coasters with Faux Binding

I’m picturing two types of reactions to this project.  The first is from people who think binding is a breeze and are wondering why I’m going to so much trouble.  Why not just bind them like normal?  The second is from people like me who have serious issues with getting binding sewn on to their…

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Hot Pad of the Month–July Sewing Machine

Well folks, this is it.  After a year and a half, I’m bringing the Hot Pad of the Month series to a close.  It all started with some random doodling, trying to come up with a hot pad shaped like a teacup, and is ending with a collection of 18 hot pad patterns, all based…