Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month, 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 #9- DRAGONFLIES! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute forest creatures, and wild flowers using the bright […] 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. Start with one bench pillow form. Then change out a new cover for that pillow form for each season or holiday! The Make Your Own Sunshine pillow cover is perfect for […] Read the full article →

Seagull Paradise is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month, 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 #1 of Seagull Paradise! Announcing a new Sew Along! Seagull Paradise is a fun […] Read the full article →

Esmeralda’s Garden is my latest quilt pattern sew-along!  Each month, 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 #8- FOX!  For the current FREE pattern, GO HERE! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute forest […] Read the full article →

muppets tic tac toe

I love the Muppets.  Yep, I know I’m a bit old for those things, but sometimes you just need a breath of fresh air.  Maybe I never truly grew up, or maybe I just need a Muppet fix now and then.  Create a unique Muppet Tic Tac Toe game from recycled jar lids! Many years ago, […] 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 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 Dare […] 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 for Esmeraldas Garden, GO HERE! Esmeralda’s Garden features cute […] 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 →