Spina Bifida AWAREness – Did You Know?


Here’s the weekly fact about Spina Bifida and our new headbands in the XOXO plaid to support Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign!  Team TWILAOctober 8 at 8:13 AM · #DidYouKnow “4-5 Babies are born each day in the U.S. with #SpinaBifida ” (To me…that’s A LOT! YET! It’s…

Spina Bifida AWAREness Month


This month I’m sharing weekly facts about Spina Bifida and asking for your support and donations for #TeamTwila Did you know? Team TWILAOctober 4 at 7:22 AM · #DidYouKnow … During my elementary days, I was just one of the THREE BLACK PEOPLE born with #SpinaBifida. When I got to middle and high schools…. I…

Spina Bifida AWAREness Month


We are supporting Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign! This event is HAPPENING all October Long! Twila selected the XOXO pattern in teal for the bowties and we are donating 50% of the proceeds raised to support Team Twila and the Adults with Spina Bifida Meet-Up group in Washington,…

Spooktacular Handmade Bow Event


We’ve been anticipating this SPOOKTACULAR Handmade Halloween Bow Sale Event! Lisa has been creating and designing the spooky Halloween bows and now we are excited that they are in the Etsy shop! If you haven’t decided on your little one’s halloween costume or if you are creating a look we have a bow for you!…

The Latest Thread-Sewing, Business & Designs


This week I’m sharing New Products, LaCartera’s Business Plan, Introducing AP Quilting Production Maker, LaCartera Kids’, Craft/Flea Market Schedule, Spoonflower Shop & Etsy Opening. New Products As some of you know, I’ve been participating in the Spoonflower challenges, which have jump started my creativity.  I’ve placed 42nd in one challenge and had ulterior motives with…

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

Happy New Year – Another Blogiversary!


Are you ready for the New Year? Can you believe that some of us have been connecting here for four years? You’ve seen me grow, change my look, excepted my silence from time to time, celebrated, and inspired some of my creations with your comments, and likes whenever you dropped by to see what’s happening at LaCartera!  We’ve supported…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs and More Sewing


This week I’ve been sewing, approving textiles and more sewing!  I have a pretty nice list of items to get done. I knocked out the aprons and oven mitts, started on some of the tutorials that I promised, and hope to finish the my handbag prototype this week.  So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles Are you ready for some football!!…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Design Inspiration


Sewing and ordering fabric swatches have been at the top of my list this week!  I think the week has passed by too quickly, but I hope to salvage some of the lost time soon! So here’s the latest weekly thread… Sewing, Textiles Designs As I’m sewing this little beauty I realized that I have a passion for creating fabrics…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs and Crafty Link Party


This week The Etsy orders are coming in, I’m putting the finishing touches to the Fall textile designs, spotted a sale at Roostery, and the Design-O-Rama crafty link party has begun! So here’s the latest weekly thread… Sewing, Textile Designs, Design-O-Rama My vacation is over and I’m getting back to normal after my trip to China! I stayed long enough…