It’s time for another Free Bench Pillow pattern!  Each month this year, I am offering a new bench pillow pattern free for one month only. Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! The Dare to be Different pillow cover is perfect […] Read the full article →

Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month for the next 12 months, I will be releasing one block of this fun quilt pattern absolutely free!  Don’t miss a block and sign up to subscribe to my newsletters for reminders! Today, I am releasing Block #7- INCHWORM! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute forest creatures, and […] Read the full article →

easy diy mousetrap clips

Do you ever get inspiration from strange places?  I mean other than Pinterest?  Places like the dollar store, grocery store and even Home Depot are full of great inspiration.  And oddly enough, even a simple mousetrap can become a tiny work of art… So I was perusing the dollar store the other day and ran […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another Free Bench Pillow pattern!  Each month this year, I am offering a new bench pillow pattern free for one month only.  For the current free Bench Pillow Pattern, GO HERE! Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! […] Read the full article →

One of my latest hobbies is creating in miniature.  I have been working on a General Store and Quilt Shop over the past several months.  I would love to share my progress with you along with a few tips on how I am creating the tiny details. This shop is a work in progress and […] Read the full article →

Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month for the next 12 months, I will be releasing one block of this fun quilt pattern absolutely free!  Don’t miss a block and sign up to subscribe to my newsletters for reminders! For my current Free Quilt Block pattern from this series, GO HERE! Esmeralda’s Garden […] Read the full article →

How to Embroider Hair!

Most of my quilt patterns include added embroidered details.  My latest pattern, Summer Pines, features a fun embroidery stitch called the Turkey Stitch which can be made into a head of hair.  Here is a quick tutorial on how to embroider hair! This year I decided to create a bench pillow cover for each month […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another Bench Pillow pattern!  Each month this year, I am offering a new bench pillow pattern free for one month only.  For the current free pattern GO HERE! Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! The Summer Pines […] Read the full article →

diy yo yo pillow

June is right around the corner and here in New York, we have finally gotten some summer weather.   I decided to add some bright color to my farmhouse.  I would love to show you how to create a colorful yo-yo pillow out of fabric scraps and a throw pillow! This is a great project to […] Read the full article →

Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month for the next 12 months, I will be releasing one block of this fun quilt pattern absolutely free!  Don’t miss a block and sign up to subscribe to my newsletters for reminders! For the current free block, GO HERE! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute forest creatures, and […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another Bench Pillow pattern!  Each month this year, I am offering a new bench pillow pattern free for one month only. Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! The When Flowers Bloom pillow cover is perfect for May! […] Read the full article →

Over the past few months, I have gotten into creating miniatures.  My current project is a half scale General Store and Quilt Shop.  This past week, I created some unique signage for my store and would love to share with you how I did it.  I created a “painted” ad on the brickwork, a billboard, […] Read the full article →

You are probably bored right now. The kids are all home looking for something to create, there is a limit on craft supplies, and the ability to actually go out and get them. Here are four projects that can be created with items that you most likely already have in the house! We all are […] Read the full article →

Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month for the next 12 months, I will be releasing one block of this fun quilt pattern absolutely free!  Don’t miss a block and sign up to subscribe to my newsletters for reminders! Today, I am releasing Block #4- BIRD! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute forest creatures, and […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another Block of the Month pattern!  This year I am featuring a new series of free bench pillow patterns!  Each month I will offer a new bench pillow pattern free for one month only. For the current free bench pillow pattern, GO HERE! Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out […] Read the full article →