Machine Quilting

Another Spring Break project nearing completion: Yesterday I had my first experience in machine quilting thanks to my mother-in-law (Mom J). THANK YOU! It took all three of us (me, Mom J, and Mom N) to attach the quilt to the machine. How people do it alone, non of us[Read more]

Wedding Pillowcases

It is always such a joy to receive wedding invitations to friends or family weddings.  Marriage is such a blessed event.  I used to dread the task of looking for that special gift but no longer.  More often than not I now hand make embroidered, satin pillowcases for the bride[Read more]

Valentine’s Table Runner

With all those Christmas decorations taken down, the apartment feels a bit empty. I want to jazz it up a bit for other holidays throughout the year. Here’s my latest project – A reversible table runner. I chose vintage looking fabrics that I though coordinated well. And to help them[Read more]

Sewing Machine

I am the proud new owner of a JANOME sewing machine! I’ve upgraded tremendously from the cheap sewing machine I have been sewing on for the past few years. I used some of my graduation money to reward myself. I think this new machine will make all the difference on[Read more]

Happy Birthday, Justin!

As I have mentioned before, my roommate’s son is turning the big “1” today! It has been amazing to see him change over the past year.  I have loved watching him grow up under my nose during the last six months that I have lived with him.  He has truly[Read more]

Practice Flowergirl Dress

As the wedding gets closer (Aug) it is time to do a practice run on making the flowergirl dress.  We bought some fun summer fabric to experiment with the pattern (B4967 Butterick) hoping that it would fit and our flowergirl would have a fun dress for the summer.  We measured[Read more]