Have you ever heard of Book Beaus? They're just padded book covers for paperbacks, but they are pricey. I used a pattern from MoosebStitchin, and sewed this up today. I used fold-over elastic instead of a velcro closure. I'm pretty sure Sue has a bo
A receptionist at a doctor's office went above and beyond for me this week, and I'd like to do something for her. I don't know her likes or dislikes, so I was thinking of a cheerful mug rug or something. Do any of you have any better ideas? Thanks i
My granddaughter, Riley Beth, had her first sleepover visit with her daddy last night. She had a great time. It was hard for me, though I can't put into words why. I guess this grandma is having a hard time growing up.
I made this today out of two old placemats that my sister had given me. It's supposed to be made out of non-fraying fabric or vinyl, but I think I like the vintage, raggedy look of these. The design came from titania's creations.
I was having issues with my sewing machine making pretty buttonholes, so I switched to an embroidery buttonhole. It worked perfectly! I had a little bit of an issue trying to figure out how to align them but I worked it out (my aging brain doesn't like
Does anybody know where I could find a design of a hand with a pointing finger? Similar to this one, and preferably free. Thanks in advance. I would need it to be small, about 1 1/2 inches wide at the most
Here is something I just ran across--a lady was describing her trial and error process of creativity, and said "this was an O.O.P.S --An Outstanding Opportunity Presenting Suddenly" A much more positive way of coping than my usual method!
I am going to whine a bit, so I'm sorry in advance. Since I've been retired to try to regain my health, I only manage to even turn my machine on about once every week or so. I've been diagnosed with chronic daily migraine, which worsens with movement
Just a quick FYI--Hancocks of Paducah has a special grab bag offer of 10 random spools of Sulky thread for $4.99 To find them, go to fabric sale by price, and then fabrics for $4.99. It is on about page 6 of the pages.
Is there a design or set of designs of doll clothes that would fit Barbie dolls? I've got the chance to meet an almost-7-year-old and her 8 year old sister, and thought that would be a good ice breaker gift. I've found one set on Designs by Sick, an
I know all the Disney designs are copyrighted, but what about the Wizard of Oz characters? I just landed on another site with blatant copyright designs, not even changing the names. So aggravating when you try to avoid all of these sites and find one an