February 2013 archive

How to Sew Binding On a Quilt With a Machine

Sewing binding on your quilt is the very last step of making your quilt. This is not a hard step… but if you’re new to it… it’s always easier to watch a video on how to do it. Watch this! Sew the fabric strips together at a 45 degree angle I love the technique she […] Read more…

A Sincere Thank You

You rock. Yes, you… my subscriber… are an amazing individual. If you are not a subscriber of my Sewing Tips newsletter, then you didnt get my email I sent a couple days ago. I’m not going to repeat the email… because it was intended for those of you that have stuck with me over the […] Read more…

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My Daughter As A Cooking Show Host – Hilarious

This is too funny… I couldn’t help but share this with you. Today was a baking day with my kids, Matt and Mindy. They love to bake… and they’re pretty good at it. I take no credit for how they learned… their father took the time to teach them. Mindy tasked herself with baking cupcakes. […] Read more…

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Should I Make London Shades For These Windows?

I’ve recently moved into a townhouse. I was in a huge house, but my husband and I have separated and I’ve moved. This townhouse is much smaller, but it’s perfect for me and the kids. On the first floor is my office. And it needs some serious love. It has 2 tall windows with nice […] Read more…

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A-Line Skirt Tutorials

I admit… I am not a seamstress by any means when it comes to clothing. Probably because I have little to no patience required for all the small but important details. BUT sewing skirts can be a really fun and easy way to release your inner fashion seamstress! The simplest of all skirts to sew […] Read more…

A Better Sewing Blog

I have a confession. I’ve neglected this sewing blog for… umm… probably 2 years… about that. And honestly… I’ve lost touch with my readers. You. The very people that happily read my newsletters and blog posts… supported me with feedback, ideas and membership. I have no good excuse. Yes, I have kids. Yes, I work […] Read more…