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Halloween Recap

Oh goodness.  Are you ready for 8000 pictures of

A Year in a Week

Is it going to confuse you right off the bat if I

Meet Carmen Chameleon!

If you have a certain 80’s song stuck in your

Hello, Spring!

Daffodils are blooming, trees are leafing, and the

Hello… March?

Besides a couple posts in both December and

A Final Look at the Tiniest Anna Cape

I am so excited to bring you a final look at this

Sneak Peek! Tiniest Anna

A good start, I think. Recognizable?  The movie

Bat Amigurumi

You’ve really got to be careful this Halloween

Crochet Sweater

Fall means sweaters!  I’m a jacket fiend,

Fall Table Mat for GG

Because we have 4 generations that are mentioned on

ATC Swap: Denim and Stitches

I signed up for a swap at the end of June, titled

Upcycle Project: French Press Cozy

So many things to say about this modest project! The

Baby in a Bag

Keeping it short and sweet this Monday! Exactly the

Abbi and the Bag

I heard a story this weekend. It was about Abbi and

Jute Crochet Bracelet

Everytime I am on vacation, you all know what my

Quick Shelf Runner

If you follow our Instagram (see sidebar if you

What’s Up Wednesday! Get Linked: Bag Inspiration

I’ve been (re)bitten by the bag bug! The

Charity Sewing: Christmas Stockings

A gloomy afternoon, spent finishing and pressing

Foldover Teal Clutch

This weekend was pretty awesome.  Saturday we

Crochet Props and Baby News

So I know I’ve been a little MIA… and I

Inspiration Week: Yarn and Yardage

To all you yarners, I apologize… it’s all

Stars Hoop Art

Have you ever had a little project turn out exactly

Fabric Letters

Time for a new project!  So I perused pinterest

What’s Up Wednesday — Amy’s TARDIS Afghan

Are you a Whovian? I know a few! One of them is my

Summer Sewing for a Sweetie! and Bonus Sewing Tips!

It’s almost done… I need to make sure the

Another Linen Applique Pillow

I am so in love with the applique leaf pillow I made

WIP Tuesday? Family Room Project Sneak Peek

I’m working on a fabric project for my family

Quilt Top: Retro 70’s Donated Fabric

Making the best of donated fabric can be quite a

Quick Spring Mug Rug

My mom (Sam’s grandma, Abbi’s

February Abbi-gurumi

It might seem like I don’t realize that

No-Sew Dust Cover, No-Sew Hems

Warning! This is a monstrous how-to post for no-sew

Babies and Babies and BABIES, oh my!

Seriously.  Babies.  There must be something in the

January Yarn Challenge Reveal!

Yay, yarn challenge!  In less than the equivalent of

Project Obsession: Car Seat Covers

It is, truly, my new project obsession… making

What’s Up Wednesday: Knitting Report

Reporting in with a progress report: I’m on

I Love Snowflakes!

I woke up Friday morning — this morning as I am

Baby Boy Car Seat Cover!

A few months ago I made a car seat cover for Abbi

Creative Wooly Warmth

I guess it’s not that creative that you can

Baby Penguin Hat!

For my birthday I got a Fitbit, which is basically a

What’s up Wednesday: WIP Penguin Hat

So this is a little interesting because I’m

Portable Crib Sheet & Pad Combo

I mentioned the portable crib in my guest room last

What’s Up Wednesday: Tatting

I picked up my tatting again after 2

Costume for Abbi

What else could Abbi, aka Skittle, be for Halloween

What’s Up Wednesday: Fabric Inspiration

I’ve been hanging out with Mom today, and of

WIP: More Newborn Fabric Pages

No finished project to show today, just progress

Keep your Apples Cozy!

Have you ever heard of an Apple Cozy?  I hadn’t

The Skittle Quilt

I’m sure there will be more “Skittle

Cougar Car Seat Cover!

“Fight, Fight, Fight for Washington

Clipping the Loose Threads: Maternity Gown

What a partnership this gown was for us two, Samantha

Pieced Fabric Checkerboard How-to

From yesterday’s newborn fabric book project, I

For Newborns: A Fabric “Toy”

Can you guess what purpose these 7″ x 8″

Coral Pillow for Sam’s Nursery

Sewing for Skittle! With less than a month before


I’m sure you are sick of seeing these slippers

I *Heart* Locker Hooking

Can I just say that my creativity tank is on

My turn at the Machine :)

The last 6 posts in the Yarn & Yardage category

Sequel: Just as Bad, but also a Bit Better

I’m pretty absorbed by this dress right now. I

Re- and Un- Creating, or, It Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

That’s a mouthful for the title of this post,

Burlap Table Mat WIP

Ever since I did this locker hooking project

Christmas Shopping Bag

I’m ready to start shopping! Ha, no I am not

Wordless Wednesday: Baby Headband Props

There’s hovertext, as always :) Gail

Baby Pants Photo Prop

Inspired by some newborn photos seen elsewhere

Crochet Cuff Bracelet

I’ve been busy busy painting the last few days,

Birdhouse Quilt Square #1

Getting creative with fabric! One of my

Wordless Wednesday: Tangles…

This was NOT what I had planned for today… but

Sweet Dreams, Safe Dreams

Last week, I went to a quilt group that two of my

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: Locker Hooking

  A couple past locker hooking projects I

Tips and Tricks for Creating Custom Crochet Slippers!

Slippers, slippers, slippers!!  I LOVE wearing this

A Little Locker Hooking

Greetings! This another craft I like to dabble in,

BASIC Crochet Slipper Pattern

Last July I wrote THIS POST on crochet slippers.

DIY Ironing Board Cover

YOU could get creative with this. I will stick


A Denim Bucket

I have a thing for containers. Mixing bowls,

WIPs, To Do’s, and UFOs From My Sewing Room

WIPs, UFOs, and a To Do Pile: I’ve got them

Hot Weather and Stretchy Waistbands!

Stretchy waistbands have become a necessity!!  At 21

Getting My “Crazy” On

You may have heard that I have a lot of fabric. A

Spring Sewing!

Woohoo!  Spring has finally arrived in Western

Easter Egg Mug Rug

I did something this morning that I rarely do. I woke

Look! I did it!

What did I do, you ask?!  I actually used my sewing

Fat Quarters

I’ve had my sewing machine for what, 3 months

WIP Wednesday

I always have a few (dozen) works-in-progress, but

Work in Progress Wednesday: T-shirts!

If you’ve read my bio you know that I graduated

Cute & Cozy Head Wrap!

Brrrr!  It is getting cold!  The low’s have

The Year of the Sewing Machine

I forsee that 2013 will be the Year of the Sewing

Work in Progress Wednesday: Sewing!

On Monday I introduced my new sewing machine, well

Ambition Essential!

Introducing my new toy!  My Pfaff Ambition Essential

Fall Wallhanging Finally Finished

It Is Finished! It’s not yet December (barely), so I

Crochet Ribbing Fall Scarf

I have made a new Life Rule: When in Arizona,

Sneak Peek: Little Yarncrafting Project

I found these great skeins of yarn packaged together

Picture Tutorial: Foolproof Reversible Napkins

Get yourself ready! We’re going to sew

A Case of Boo-Humbug

I had a case of “Boo-Humbug!” on Halloween. I was

WIP Wednesday: Fall Quilt

And the answer is…. Flying Geese! I last posted

Fall-theme Wall Hanging

First thing this morning will find me sipping

Weekend WIP: A Trio of Christmas Quilt Wall Hangings

It is time for me to get back to these Christmas wall

Disney Princess Dresses: Finished

Belle and Ariel in da house!   Too much? OK…

Rustic Autumn Vase

Wildflowers, branches of autumn leaves, garden

Weekend WIP: Ariel Dress

If you see some awkward spots remaining, remember

Belle Dress, Part 2

I bring you a story about Sam, and another

Weekend WIP: Belle Dress

I know a couple little girls who are in for a big

Mini Table Runner

One more ‘on-the-go’ craft for you today!

DIY Crochet Headband!

Unknowingly my Mom and I decided to post back to back

Crochet: Try it, Give it

Crocheting is a great project to take on a

Happy 4th and Crochet Slippers!

Update 4/25/2013… After thousands of hits on

Starry Starry Denim: No-Sew Picnic Blanket

Who doesn’t need a nice heavy ground blanket or

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