It’s time for another free pattern!  Each month in 2018, I will feature a new block of the month pattern using different quilting and sewing methods.  There is something here for every skill level!  This month, I am taking a traditional block, creating a 3D look with it and adding pretty applique!  My new Daisy […] Read the full article →

wire wrapped tree sun catcher

I really love the look of sun catchers.  They brighten up even the most dreary day.  And the great thing about living in my RV is that while I might not have a ton of wall space, I have lots of windows.  And what a great way to fill them! I’d love to show you […] Read the full article →

Join this unique Sew Along!  Sonoran Trail was created with southwestern influences, as I have spent the better part of the past few years exploring the beautiful vistas of Arizona.  Sonoran Trail takes from all those experiences.  This Sew Along will last until October 1, 2018.  I will be walking you through this quilt top […] Read the full article →

Queen of Spades Pattern

colored pencil giveaway

I’ve done several patterns featuring my own version of playing cards.  My Queen of Hearts pattern was used to paint the top of a table and was super popular with my readers.  So, I thought I would share with you my latest Queen- the Queen of Spades!  This pretty pattern is free to all Sitcom […] Read the full article →

Each month in 2018, I will feature a new block of the month pattern using different quilting and sewing methods.  There is something here for every skill level!  This month, we are using a traditional block, muted colors and adding a pop of bright applique!  My new Tweet Dreams quilt pattern was created to be […] Read the full article →

6 diy craft ideas to save you money

As a full time crafter, sometimes I think I spend more on a project than if I had just shopped Amazon. Let’s face it, sometimes craft supplies can be expensive.  But I do have a few DIY ideas that can save you money.  You can get the same or similar look at a fraction of […] Read the full article →

Sonoran Trail was created with southwestern influences, as I have spent the better part of the past few years exploring the beautiful vistas of Arizona.  Sonoran Trail takes from all those experiences. Once a month for the next six months, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions […] Read the full article →

I’m so excited to finally release my latest quilt pattern called Sonoran Trail!  Once a month for the next six months, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates.  We will create something beautiful together! Sonoran Trail was created with southwestern influences, as I have […] Read the full article →

Each month in 2018, I will feature a new block of the month pattern using different quilting and sewing methods.  There is something here for every skill level!  This month, I experimented with freezer paper applique and created a garden of flowers.  This pattern was available until April 14, 2018 and can now be found […] Read the full article →

A row of pretty painted houses make a cute, colorful shelf!  This tutorial will walk you through some painting techniques for creating your own little village of houses.   As most crafters do, I spend a lot of time perusing the craft stores, and over the past year I have accumulated quite a stash of […] Read the full article →

Spring is right around the corner!  Unique egg craft ideas are very popular this time of year. Since creating Ukrainian Egg art with is one of my specialties, I definitely am drawn to great ideas for making awesomeness with eggs. Pretty eggs make great year round decorations in centerpieces and tablescapes.  And Easter is always […] Read the full article →

I’m a quilter and that means that I have tons of fabric scraps laying around waiting on my next project.  And what better way to decorate a quilters home than by creating something with fabric!  Using a technique called Iris Folding, here is a great way to make something amazing with fabric scraps.  And it […] Read the full article →

Each month in 2018, I will feature a new block of the month pattern using different quilting and sewing methods.  There is something here for every skill level!  Since it is February and the month of love, I thought I’d throw in a bit of kitty love.  Go to my Block of the Month Page […] Read the full article →

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.  So lets combine a little sunshine and some fun crafts!  Here are 9 fun DIY suncatchers that are perfect for that sunny day! If you are familiar at all with […] Read the full article →

The birth of my first grandchild has naturally inspired me to create some fun baby items.  I mean, how can I not?  Since I only have one grandchild so far, spoiling that kid is my ultimate goal.  So this week, I put together a couple of zoo themed loveys for her.   A “lovey” is a […] Read the full article →