11 Free Quilt Patterns to make!

Seems that the first three months of the year are very popular for quilting.  I think it has a lot to do with the fact that many of us are spending more time inside due to cold weather.  And one of the great things about quilting is that it keeps you warm while you are […] Read the full article →

I love to do a mix of crafts and I always am looking for that next project.  When I find something fun, I love to share it on the Sitcom!  This week, I would love to share the free pattern for a Basketweave Chunky Knit Scarf. Love to knit?  Me too. But I have to […] Read the full article →

Each month in 2018, I will feature a new block of the month pattern that includes both applique and quilt piecing.  There is something here for every skill level!  Love Birds and Pinwheels is the first of the quilt block patterns for 2018. Go to my Block of the Month Page to see what the […] Read the full article →

The year 2017 was a great year for my husband and I as we continue to travel the country in our RV.  This year, we not only experienced New England and Arizona, but had a new grandbaby!  In the midst of it all, I have been busy creating many new craft tutorials and free patterns […] Read the full article →

8 Fun Winter Projects to Make!

Cold weather means that you might be inside more with a bit more time on your hands.  And I totally have a solution for you.  How about some great craft ideas to keep your mind and hands busy?  I put together 8 Fun Winter Projects that are sure to make your day a bit brighter. […] Read the full article →

My Words to Live By Quilt Block of the Month pattern was featured during the year 2017. And now the pattern is complete! I have had so much fun creating this project and want you to know that 2018 will be a year of many new free patterns and blocks of the month projects!  There […] Read the full article →

DIY Lighted Wall Art!

This is a guest post from Callum Mundine.  It’s the Christmas season, and Pinterest is literally exploding with DIY crafts all over the place. Search for any home decor option on Pinterest, Etsy, or even Amazon, and you will likely see hundreds of  cutesy canvases decorated with lovely stencils or unique artwork – all  beautifully backlit […] Read the full article →

Here is your final Block of the Month free pattern for the Words to Live By Series! I have already featured the patterns, LOVE, FAMILY, PATIENCE, COURAGE, LAUGHTER, WISDOM, THANKFUL , PURPOSE, DREAM, INTEGRITY, and CELEBRATE. Today, I am featuring pattern number 12: HUMILITY! This is the final block pattern of this series. This is […] Read the full article →

This time of year, I can’t help but take on new craft projects.  And I love great ornament and window decor ideas.  This week, I would love to feature snowflake crafts.  Making snowflakes can be as easy or as intricate as you want.  I found 12 beautiful snowflake craft ideas to brighten up your cold winter day! It […] Read the full article →

For a crafter, this is my favorite time of year.  And Santa is a common theme!  Creating fun things to decorate the house and make the holidays merrier is part of the fun!  I put together 7 of my favorite Santa themed projects to help you along with that. We have everything from crochet patterns, […] Read the full article →

Here is your latest Block of the Month 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 Quilt Pattern series- Words to Live By. I have already featured the patterns, […] Read the full article →

I love the look of 3 dimensional art and metal embossing is a fun way to come up with a unique project.  This week, I took one of my older patterns, Holiday Partridge, and made her into a brilliant foil embossed piece of art.  This easy DIY project is based off of grade school memories. […] Read the full article →

The latest trend in Knitting and Crochet is called the Messy Bun or Ponytail hat.  These are hats with a hole in them for your ponytail preventing the dreaded “hat head”.  And they are cute too!  They are are quick project and make wonderful gifts that even your teenager would love.   Here are 9 fun […] Read the full article →

It’s the time of year for fun holiday gatherings!  Being in a crafty kind of home, I tend to want to create new and unusual easy DIY Holiday Table Decorations.  Over the years, I’ve featured many of them.  Some are meant more for Christmas and others can work with any type of holiday gathering.  I’d love […] Read the full article →

At the beginning of the year, I challenged myself to complete one UFO (Unfinished Object) a month. Unfortunately, I did not make it through the entire year, but I have to say that I didn’t do terribly.  I finished a total of eight UFO’s this year, which is eight more than normal, so I’m going to call the challenge a relative success. My latest project was a quilted wall hanging called Santa and Rudy in the Photo Booth. It features Santa and Rudolf getting their photos made in a photo booth.  I found the pattern at the AQS quilt show in Knoxville a few years back.  So incredibly cute.  I hand appliqued and hand quilted this wall hanging and it will make a great holiday decoration. Click here for more!