Crochet & Quilting

Mason Jar Pin Cushion

Mason Jar Pin Cushion Craft Idea

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, [...]

Men's shirt Kwik Sew 3422 sewing pattern

Men’s Button-Down Shirt Sewing Project

We leave tomorrow morning for a Hawaiian getaway, and I've been busily working on a few sewing projects. I had lofty goals when I started just a week ago, but I slowly came back to reality [...]

Men's / Unisex Popcorn Crochet Hat Pattern Free

Bumpy Popcorn Crochet Hat Pattern

It's finally here! I've planned on making a 'bumpy' popcorn crochet stitch hat ever since I made the popcorn scarf nearly 2 years ago. It's one of those projects that's been on a list of things [...]

Urban quilt in greys and browns

Quilt Project #4: ‘Plus Quilt’ Layout Madness

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 [...]

Connecting Threads Charlottesville Fabric Line

Connecting Threads Fabric Review

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 [...]

Crochet Christmas Ornament - Easy to Make X-Mas Stocking

Granny Square Stocking Ornament Crochet Pattern

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 [...]


IKEA Borje Dining Chair Seat Cover Makeover

In a whirlwind of activity last night, I completed the dining room chair seat covers in a decorative mossy green and blue fabric. My parents arrive tomorrow and it was one of my last sewing tasks [...]

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