Mason jars serve so many purposes, so when I saw this tutorial for making a mason jar pin cushion, I just had to try it. I happened to be visiting my parents over a holiday weekend, so I took along my supplies and crossed my fingers that my mother had plenty of hot glue sticks [...]
Crochet & Quilting
See me explore various crafts, from crochet to quilting - I love to explore all types of crafting. By default, I'm a crocheter. I grew up crocheting, and it's only the past few years that I ventured into sewing and quilting. This past fall, I taught myself to knit. What will be next?
This quilt project started with a simple request from Joe to make a new living room throw in shades of greys and browns. He wanted something urban and less colorful than my previous quilting. So, I shopped and shopped to find interesting fabrics for the quilt. My mom even sent a scrappy care package from [...]
Connecting Threads may just be one of the best kept secrets in the quilting world. I rarely see it mentioned anywhere on the web and when I do, it’s usually people enticed by the prices who are afraid to purchase the fabric. The Vancouver, Washington based fabric company really seems too good to be true [...]
Christmas will be here before we know it and I’m behind on getting holiday crafts made. This little Christmas ornament (that also serves as a neat little treat holder) is one of my favorite things to crochet when I was a kid. I remember spending an afternoon crocheting the Christmas stockings to cover our entire [...]