Peplum Top – Vogue 8815

I pulled out a pattern I have been meaning to try – Very Easy Vogue 8815. I have wanted to make a peplum top for quiet some time now! I chose to make view B. I pulled out some left over material from another project – the only item I[Read more]

DIY Camera Bag

Almost as soon as I got my camera, I have been looking for a bag to tote it around in. I didn’t want a bag that screamed “I’m holding a camera!” After browsing the web a new trend was very appealing to me – a Purse/Camera Bag. A bag that[Read more]

Tutorial: DIY Camera Strap Cover

Remember that new camera I got not too long ago? I’m making progress in figuring out all its amazing capabilities…err…sort of. Anyway, I have been seeing these really cute camera strap covers on Etsy and Pinterest lately and decided to try my hand at one myself. I am very pleased[Read more]

The Bookworm’s Bookmark

For those of you who know me, you know that I am a big time book lover. When I was younger, I couldn’t even leave the house without grabbing a book to go. It didn’t matter if we were going to the dentist’s office, the grocery store or a volleyball[Read more]

Campfire Fun…

Some of my favorite summertime memories revolve around the campfire.  From singings songs at camp to toasting s’mores in the backyard, a campfire always brings people together.  This summer KidZone – Kearney Area Children’s Museum is once again providing an assortment of fun day camps for kids ages 4-7.  Even[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]