Cabin Work Begins:..

The cabin renovation has begun!  Here are results of two weekends of hard manual labor in the yard. Before Clearing Ta-dah! Now you can see the cabin I feel like a picnic table wants to be here. Plants and bushes we discovered at the cabin Bristly Greenbrier – covered in thorns Missouri Gooseberry – covered in […]

Buying our new cab..

As is. Two words that can strike fear in any home buyer. When we purchased our small cabin in western Missouri we knew we were taking on a challenge – but we felt were up to the task. We had been dreaming of a place where we could get away (think Unplugged Nation on the […]

Ten Pocket Travel ..

GET ORGANIZED.  GET SEWING. Getting organized is a little easier with my newest Ten Pocket Travel Tote sewing pattern. This nifty tote has 10 pockets – a 3 section utility pocket, a large interior zipper pocket, 4 accessory pockets, 2 inside divider pockets and a large roomy interior.  A top optional zipper makes it great […]

The Doodle Quilt &..

One day while puttering in my sewing room I came across of box of assorted fabric charm packs, jelly rolls and layer cakes. I had forgotten about these fabrics and it’s always a delight to “find new toys” to play with. This one fabric cake in particular caught my eye. All rolled up tight with […]

10 Minute Easy and..

I love to stay organized and I love a good organizing project that takes less than 10 minutes to make!  This earring organizer is especially great if you like long, dangling earrings that get tangled up easily or prefer an earring holder that lets you see all of your earrings at one glance. The worst part […]

Free Cafe Apron Se..

Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m not much of a baker, but who doesn’t love a cute little apron? This free Cafe Apron sewing pattern is a play off the Memory Lane Tote pattern  I have for sale on Craftsy and it’s great for using leftover strips of fabric. French seams are used to connect the fabrics and the stitching […]