This is the big one I have been waiting for since January and it's finally here! I'm so excited to tell you about how I created my first ever sewing machine out of fabric! I flipped my Inspiring Stitches calendar, the one guiding me through the yearlong Heartland Heritage Block of the Month Quilt Project,… Continue reading I Made A Sewing Machine From Scratch!
Summer is in full swing in my neck of the woods, and that prompted me to take an amazing vacation to visit friends and family in southern New England. But now that I'm back home, it's time to start sewing again! I've been researching different summer shirts — camisoles, to be precise. I've noticed a… Continue reading My Version Of The Ogden Cami
If you've read my recent posts, you know how very busy I've been in the month of June. With the month coming to a close today, there are a few things I wanted to explain in more detail about my recent projects — call it closure, if you will — before I move on to… Continue reading My June Wrap-Up Really Suits Me
Words fail to describe the super busy month I've had. However, pictures may just tell the story. First things first, allow me to share with you two photos my husband took of the Eastern Phoebes that had nested in the corner of our porch during the past few weeks! The birds weren't our only house… Continue reading Birds And A Busy Bee!
Today I met my own challenge of getting to this month's quilt block in a timely manner! I was also thrilled to find that it was an easy and cheerful block to work on. The quilt block for June, part of the yearlong Heartland Heritage Block of the Month Quilt Project by Inspiring Stitches, is… Continue reading My June Quilt Block Is Full Of Sunshine
Summer is by far my favorite time of year! The beautiful blooming flowers and trees every place you look are just delightful! All that color inspires me to sew more beautiful things and to send items off to new, loving homes, such as little dresses for special grandnieces! See the two examples below, both of… Continue reading Love In A Summer Linen Dress
At the stroke of midnight this morning, the calendar flipped to the new month, and I was shocked to realize how quickly spring had passed. So June is now here, and I must accept that time marches on, even if my weary body is racing to catch up! As I look out my front door,… Continue reading While I Was Sleeping, Summer Snuck In