Category Archives: Sewing

Quilting for a Cause – Project Linus

Quilting for a Cause – Project Linus

Doesn’t it feel good to do something to benefit a group of people or a person that is outside of our comfort zone or own family or friends? Well, I stepped into it myself and was amazed on the results and felt confident with the quilt that I made. Quilting is a dedicated task andContinue Reading

Marker and Notebook Pouch On the Go!

Marker and Notebook Pouch On the Go!

    I created this super cute and functional gift with the inspiration of this Youtube video from StarofParis I really enjoyed making this piece and I hope you will too. I felt that this video gave a great idea in achieving this project and I was happy with the result of the pouch. However,Continue Reading

Sewing 101: Jelly Roll

Sewing 101: Jelly Roll

It wasn’t until I watched the videos from Yolanda Soto Lopez and I was amazed on her results in achieving Quilt Squares using a Jelly Roll. I must admit, I had never known that Jelly Rolls existed or rather, I have seen them but never made the two and two connection with them until YolandaContinue Reading

Sewing 101: How I Keep My Cutting Mats from Moving

Sewing 101: How I Keep My Cutting Mats from Moving

If you are like me, I love to have all my tools handy so that I can pursue my sewing or quilting projects with ease. As I was using my cutting mat, I lined it up to the edge of my counter top to cut my fabric, my mat continued to shift as I wasContinue Reading

Sewing 101: Rotary Cutting Set – A Must Have In Your Sewing Arsenal!

Sewing 101: Rotary Cutting Set – A Must Have In Your Sewing Arsenal!

  Often times there are tools that make every project a breeze. Having the right tools that fit each need is essential. In the learning process of sewing, I started out with no mat. Taking my first sewing class utilized the knowledge in how to learn how to read basic pattern project packets and theContinue Reading

How to Sew A Marker, Makeup, Toiletry Roll

How to Sew A Marker, Makeup, Toiletry Roll

  Sew an awesome marker roll, makeup roll, and/or toiletry for yourself or to give as a gift! This idea began when I wanted to create a birthday gift and felt this would be perfect for a cousin of mine. She loves to color, loves butterflies, and colors really well during her spare time. WithContinue Reading

Sewing 101: A Modern Pin Cushion

Sewing 101: A Modern Pin Cushion

  Ever see your mom’s tomato pin cushion or your grandmother’s? They look adorable but pin cushions now have really cute designs you can purchase for inexpensive prices and/or make your own. However, I have invested in a modern pin cushion called the Clover Magnetic Pin Caddy. Yes, it is magnetic! Hands down this isContinue Reading

Sewing 101: How to Iron Your Seems

Sewing 101: How to Iron Your Seems

  I began my sewing ventures attending a sewing class at my local JoAnn’s Fabric and Craft Store. My first item I made was a Hello Kitty Pillow! I would have never thought that sewing would be so much and a great outlet for me! I furthered my knowledge in sewing little by little asContinue Reading

Purchasing a Sewing Machine & Sewing 102

Purchasing a Sewing Machine & Sewing 102

  As a novice in sewing, I have truly enjoyed sewing and it is definitely a relaxation from the everyday chores and responsibilities.  I signed up for a sewing class called, Sewing 102 at the local fabric store in my area-JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores and after sewing a pillow, I felt encouraged to take on sewing asContinue Reading