Projects with Intention

A few months ago I looked over my goals and my project list and was completely overwhelmed!! Oh man! How would I ever accomplish everything I had before me?! Then suddenly, like a superhero sweeping in to save the day, “Never fear! Intention is here!!” “Wait, what??” in·ten·tion/inˈten(t)SH(ə)n/nounnoun: intention; plural noun: intentions1. a thing intended; […]

Tutorial: Decorative Pillow Case with Hidden Zipper

This post was originally published on 9/25/15 at There are a lot of pillow tutorials out there, and a lot of them are fantastic! (Sew Mama Sew is an awesome place to start if you are looking for a good pillow tutorial!) Over the years I’ve combined my favorite techniques from ones I’ve liked […]

8th Annual Birthday Celebration!

I love to celebrate birthdays! and my birthday is NO exception!! I hope you’ll join me in celebrating my birthday this year! It’s become my most favorite tradition to find ways to celebrate and give to you! This year I asked what you wanted, and the overwhelming vote was a new free pattern. So that’s […]

Tomte House and Friends

I’ve been working hard on my Tomte blocks. The first one I finished was my little house. I think this is my favorite block of the Tomte blocks! The funniest thing happened after I made it. I looked away for just a moment, and when I turned back, Tom the Turtle was moving in!! Later, […]

Sewing again… an iPad cover

I got an early Christmas present yesterday… a new iPad. I had previously (not) been using an old one that my husband got from a previous job over 5 years ago. Oh how quickly technology falls behind. It was slow and sluggish and was a drag to use, so I mostly didn’t. But in finding […]

Tomte SAL with Moss & Lotus

A new project is the perfect way to start out a new blog, right?! I’m so excited that Sue of Moss & Lotus is hosting her second year of the Tomte sew along. I remember watching everyone make the cutest gnomes last year, but wasn’t up for another commitment at the time. I don’t know […]