Sewing Tip – Make a Stylish Pair of Sweatpants


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a FREE pattern and tutorial to make a pair of stylish sweatpants. Save this for later!   Myra says… “The fit of the pattern is not the trend of these days which is for thick leggings with pockets. These sweatpants are more in the traditional (read practical) style and have more room around the…

The Latest Thread – 2018 Color and Style Inspiration


I’ve gathered a collection of Violet Textile Designs, Sewing Inspiration, Mini Tutorials, Roostery Table Linens ~ 10%Sale, and BurdaStyle Biker Jacket Sew-Along Sweepstakes! Designs Using the Pantone Color of the Year! If you don’t know by now – Ultra Violet  is the Pantone color of 2018! I had the privilege of designing textile patterns in this color in for a…

Sewing Tip – How to Make a Double Welt Pocket


Five Lines to Double Welt Pocket Perfection! I know most of you have made a welt Pocket and I know from my own experience it can get a little challenging , but adding a double welt pocket to a blazer gives your project such a nice tailored and polished look! Myra at So SEW Easy shares “how to…

Sewing Tip – Free Kimono Top Pattern and Tutorial


 Myra at So Sew Easy shares a tutorial and FREE PDF pattern for this versatile Kimono top! Myra says “the kimono top is the perfect alternative for casual Friday at the office. It is super easy to make and a great gift. You can also wear it over a swimsuit, a turtleneck, or a pretty tank…

The Latest Thread – What’s Your Craft Room Style?


Craft Room Style like a Boss! No Not Gangnam Style, but Craft Room Style!  If you’re like me the heart of your home is your craft room, your space, your sanctuary! My philosophy is that you create a space that works for your needs!  The most important aspect to any craft room or space to me is organization! (No…

Make a Long Cardigan With This Free Pattern – Sewing Tip


Myra continues to share lots of tutorials with me and I’m so happy to share them with you!  I’ve been looking to make a cardigan for myself  for sometime now and I finally get the chance! Check it out and save this for later! Myra at So SEW Easy has shared this free long cardigan pattern and…

The Latest Thread – Happy 2018!


It’s been a while since I had a chance to hangout  with you guy’s!  I missed chatting, crafting and sharing with you too! Last year came roaring in like a bull in a candy shop for me and left me picking up the pieces till the very end of the year. So Happy New Year! My husband and I…

Merry Christmas!


Here’s wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas!  I’ve been working on a lot of new designs and projects and I look forward to sharing them with you soon.  In the meantime, I used some of my designs in this holiday card! – Love Sheila

DIY Craft Room Inspiration!


Who loves a craft room? A dream space where you can craft, craft and craft! Well I’m happy to announce that Wayfair, the online furniture and décor store has featured my craft room workstation alongside a few other DIY bloggers on their site! The feature is on Wayfair’s Workbenches and Worktables page. Read more here ….  What’s your favorite…

XOXO Hobo Handbag- Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello Handbag Junkies’ It’s Hit or Miss time! I want share the only sample I have on hand from the LaCartera handbag collection curated from my Spoonflower textile shop.  This beauty will make you do a double-take and maybe a triple-take! As some of you may know my collection is on hold right now, but not forgotten! …