Ten Pocket Travel Tote Sewing Pattern with Optional Zipper Closure

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 […]

“Find it Fast!” DIY Purse Organizer

Some projects come out of necessity and this was one of them.  I recently purchased a new leather bag on vacation that I loved, but it had only one small zipper pocket on the inside.  I was forever groping around in the bag to find my glasses, keys, phone, lipstick, etc. and as a result, […]

Hand Quilted Lavender Sachets

Hand quilting is something I’ve always wanted to try but making an entire quilt has always seemed a little daunting and time consuming.  I’ve had no plans in my immediate future to commit to making a quilt, although it is on my list of “someday I will”. But then my friend Tony gave me a […]

A Chevron Quilt

Sitting under a beautiful quilt is like a getting a big, warm, hug from a friend. Toni, a friend of mine, reduced me to tears when she gave me this beautiful chevron quilt that she designed and hand made herself. The fabrics she used were from Tula Pink’s fabric collection “Prince Charming”  and  “The Birds and the […]

where’s the beach? easy voile swimsuit wrap + gathered top

Voile is one of my favorite fabrics to work with.  Some people pronounce it “vwall” and others pronounce it “voil” like the word “foil” with a “v” in front.  I think both are right, but I use “vwall” – because it sounds more French. When voile first came out a few years back I called […]

pretty little pincushion ring

You’ll need : 3/4″ diameter felt ball adjustable ring with a 3/4″ diameter base plate with short lip near the edge E6000 sharp scissors Here’s how to make it: Cut, glue, stick and that’s pretty much it.  Don’t you love crafts this easy! It’s kinda funny because we sell these little rings in the store […]