popsicle stick bracelets

Looking for some great ideas to keep the kids busy and happy this summer?  This Summer Camp series is a great place to find them.  Over 200 fun ideas and projects for kids.  That is a whole lot of great ideas in one place!  You can find my project, Cup Holders with Bling in the […] Read the full article →

fluorescent gossiping birds tote

Here is a little summer fun to brighten up a canvas bag!  Make a fun beach tote with my free Gossiping Birds Pattern and a blank canvas bag!  I'm here to bring some neon brightness to you on a warm summer day! I pulled out my Gossiping Birds pattern because I knew it would work well […] Read the full article →

Here is your latest Block of the Month free pattern!  I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Because the design is outlined with very little filled areas, redwork is quick and easy to complete. And it is the centerpiece for my new Free Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. I have already featured […] Read the full article →

Do you love to camp or know someone else that does?  I love the look of mixed media.  For this project, I created a pattern that mixes counted cross-stitch with machine applique.  It features one of our favorite phrases since we hit the road full time in our RV. This is How We Roll was […] Read the full article →

June is a big month for weddings.  Helping to plan and execute my daughter's wedding a few years ago made me well aware of the costs that a wedding brings.  I've put together a few projects to help out with that.  With such a large selection of beautiful DIY items available, I had a never-ending source […] Read the full article →

When I found out that I was going to be a grandma, I immediately began a search for baby patterns.  All these years with no tiny people to make things for, and suddenly I have a reason to create!  The first thing on my list was a baby blanket.  With that in mind, I perused […] Read the full article →

Here is your latest Block of the Month free pattern!  I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Because the design is outlined with very little filled areas, redwork is quick and easy to complete. And it is the centerpiece for my new Free Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. I have already featured […] Read the full article →

Summer is a great time for small quilting projects.  I love making small lap quilts and baby quilts.  Not only are they great handmade gifts, but they give you the opportunity to practice new techniques on a much smaller scale than a larger quilt.  Here are 10 fun quilt patterns for baby.  Most of them […] Read the full article →

We recently made the drive across country to stay for a few months with my daughter in Atlanta.  The reason?  The birth of our first grandchild!  I got busy making a few fun projects for her including a cute baby blanket that I will feature soon, along with an easy to make Butterfly Baby Mobile. […] Read the full article →

May is right around the corner and the trees have just started to bud.  So I decided to bring a little spring color into my RV. I created a colorful yo-yo pillow out of fabric scraps and a throw pillow! This is a great project to do in front of the television at night.  You […] Read the full article →

I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Because the design is outlined with very little filled areas, redwork is quick and easy to complete. And it is the centerpiece for my new Free Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. I have already featured the patterns, LOVE, FAMILY, and PATIENCE.  You can get full […] Read the full article →

Mother's Day is right around the corner.  I wanted to make mom something special that she could not get just anywhere.  I've also been playing a bit with polymer clay techniques.  So, let's combine the two!  Here is an easy to make and unique gift idea for Mother's Day; a Marbled Gift Set including trinket dishes, […] Read the full article →

paper art quilled topiaries

I enjoy creating with paper for many reasons.  Paper is easily manipulated and can be made into an unlimited number of things.  It can be colorful and as I'm sure you know, I do love color.  But the most impressive thing I find about paper is that it is cheap!  The tightwad inside me just loves […] Read the full article →

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StreakFreeShine #CollectiveBias Winter is still coming to a slow end.  It is this time of year that I start yearning for the bright colors and smells of spring.  With that said, I am also in the midst of […] Read the full article →

I am a huge fan of Redwork Embroidery.  Because the design is outlined with very little filled areas, redwork is quick and easy to complete. And it is the centerpiece for my new Free Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. This pattern series will be offered for free to all Subscribers to Suzy's Sitcom […] Read the full article →