This weekend I decided to pull out some left-over fabric from my patchwork travel pillow and try making a mug rug. I used In Color Order's Scrappy Stack Mug Rug Tutorial for a guide. I really like the way hers looks, so I may have to make another one following her directions more closely next… Continue reading Quilting Practice-Mug Rug
These are a couple of things I worked on a while ago, but haven't shared yet. First up is this patchwork travel neck pillow. I got together with some friends in December to make this cute little pillow. Cutting and sewing up the 3" x 3" squares took some time, so we didn't actually finish… Continue reading Sewing Update
I got this cute cross stitch pattern for Christmas: I started it last week, but haven't worked on it very much. Yesterday I saw this post for a One Thing, One Week Challenge. The idea is to motivate you to work on one thing. "Finish something, start something, just don’t be overwhelmed by everything –… Continue reading One Thing Challenge
I made this last year for Nathan from this tutorial. Patricia Zapata of A Little Hut shares her awesome ideas for paper crafts and decor on her blog. She also has an online store where she has cutting and printing files "which will compliment your scrapbooking, card making and decorating paper crafting projects." I really love… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
A few months ago, I saw a great post on how to make origami stars. Even since, I've been wanting to give it a try! Nikki, In Stitches shares a nice photo tutorial on how to make these stars. On Saturday there was a baby shower for Nathan's cousin, so I knew it was the… Continue reading Baby Shower Gift