April 10, 2015 in Inspiration
A couple of months ago, before my sister had this little snuggle bug, Miss Everly, we threw a sprinkle baby shower for this sweet bundle of joy. And, because it was a "sprinkle," a friend had the idea to stick with the theme...sprinkles!
This can make for such a fun theme; the tiny little candy topping can be so colorful!! And, ...
September 25, 2014 in Inspiration
Believe it or not (I'm trying to pretend like summer is still going strong...), Halloween is right around the corner, and there are so many fun and easy tutorials out there that are perfect for this time of year! Today, I'd like to share some spooktacular project ideas to help get you in the mood for some Halloween sewing.
A quick story ...
July 8, 2014 in Inspiration
So, this is what happens when you marry a superhero fanatic and you happen to sew! :)
My husband just ran in a Superhero Dash here in the STL a couple of weekends ago and we collaborated up an outfit that would work as a costume and would also be comfortable to run in. So, here he is, Batman's sidekick, and here ...
September 23, 2013 in Inspiration
It's that time of year again...time to make all-things Halloween! From home decor to cute costumes, we've got you covered. Here are a few resources to get you going on your Halloween projects:
Baby Lock has once again published a FREE e-book that offers 8 spooktacular home decor projects. Learn more about Baby Lock's Halloween E-Book here.
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May 9, 2013 in Inspiration
One of my most favorite things to sew are decorations. I love to add a little personal touch to parties, holidays and showers. I am a wanna be designer so I pretend to be one sometimes...especially when I get to throw the shower or party! One of my favorite kind of parties?? - bridal showers. Seriously though - the bride-to-be ...
March 28, 2013 in Inspiration
Easter is just around the corner, BUT there's still time to whip up a cute treat or two for decor or as a gift! Check out the ideas below:
1. Easy Bunny Candy Pouch
By Merrilee of Mer Mag; Full project instructions here
2. Marshmallow Bunny Plushie
By Amanda of Dandelions and Lace ; Learn how to make these cute plushies here
3. Scrap-busting Easter Carrots
By Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company
July 16, 2008 in Inspiration
You've probably heard of a cool technique called landscape quilting. If not, check out Nancy Zieman's books and DVDs on the topic. She's pretty much the master of creating realistic images through quilting.
Artist Leah Evans has taken quilting landscapes to a whole new level, however, with her unique and imaginative textile work. She uses actual landscapes as inspiration:
Leah combines appliqué, ...