The Latest Thread! ~Quilt Making ~Headbands & A Special Gift


Welcome to the latest thread! We’ve been creating quilt designs,headbands to support this months Spina Bifida Campaign, and a special handbag gift. First let’s hear from Lisa and her quilting adventures and then we will take a look at our other adventures to prepare for the holiday season! Hello Everyone, We thought I should share…

What do You Think? Is the Odyssey a Hit or Miss?


Hello, Handmade Handbag Junkies! So glad you can take a moment to preview one of the latest handmade handbags in my Fall Collection. I want to Introduce “Odyssey” and she’s ready for you to decide whether she’s a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? In keeping with the structured bag theme, I wanted to create…

The Structured Bag -Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello, handbag junkies! I hope all are safe from Hurrican Dorian and you follow the authorities instructions if you are in its projected path. I’ve been updating my favorite tote bags and found some inspiration from the minimalist trend. The sleek look with a bit of structure is the direction I’m heading. As most of…

The Latest Thread – Creative Gifts for Kids


We’ve been working on lots of gifts for the kids in our lives, both family and friends. It has been such a treat to make and share the creative endeavors that make us smile! We’ve made pillow loungers, and bling for the girls, too! Check out the Latest Thread for the gifts that we hope…

Sling Bag-Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Hello handbag junkies! I’m so happy to get back to creating handbags. We have a lovely friend that has inherited a ton of fabric from her father’s upholstery shop and has gifted us several yards/bolts of faux leather, vinyl, and other canvas fabrics too, so there are a lot of new designs coming! I decided…

The Latest Thread – LaCartera Kids Projects


Welcome back to the Latest Thread! A little bling for the girls, hair bows, keyrings, baby mobiles for boys and textiles. Lisa and I are still busy creating different items for the LaCartera Kids Etsy line. The girls have taken center stage this week, but more boy’s items are on the way. LaCartera Kids Lisa…

The Latest Thread~ Creative Projects


This month we are creating new textile designs, new products, and treasured gifts for the family! There are still things to do to get the business up and running so, we love those moments when we can create! Textile Designs So much fun with this design and I had plenty of help from my 3-year…

Textile Design Challenge Entry – Moon Landing


I have decided to challenge myself to enter as many Spoonflower weekly design challenges as I can for the next two months. This weeks Spoonflower design challenge was a “Moon Landing” entry for Princess Awesome that ended on January 15th. I submitted my design one minute before it closed and hope that my last minute…

Spring Inspiration – Discover Your Creativity & DIY Wreath


I’ve had such a difficult time finding the perfect wreath for my front door and then it hit me…. Why not make my own! I spent time searching around town for the perfect wreath, but of course you would probably never find the perfect color, flowers, or price.  I was inspired by a friend who talked about creating the perfect wreath for…

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…

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…