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…

Sewing Tip – 6 Steps to Sew Minky Fabric Like a Pro!


We all love the feel of fabric because it’s so silky soft and cozy! Sewing with the Minky fabric for some of my friends has been more of a horror story instead of the warm and fuzzy feeling you get from the Minky fabric. Have you heard some Minky horror stories too? Well, I figured…

6 Step Pillow Lounge Tutorial


You can make this “Pillow Lounge Cover” in 6 easy steps!  My grandchildren needed seating and I took on the challenge to find a chair or something that I could make that they would get good use of for several years to come.  I initially found the Pillow Lounge on Wayfair and Amazon and thought…

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…

Sewing Tip – DIY Anti-Pickpocket Handbag


Myra at So Sew Easy shares the Anti pickpocket bag: FREE pattern, tutorial, and video sew-along. The anti-pickpocket bag is made of fabric with twisted handles. “This will not only be an attractive addition to your wardrobe but also super functional if you’re traveling or spending time in crowded places. The twisted fabric handles are…

Sewing Tip – 8 Ways to Attach PATCHES on Clothes


Sarina at Sewing Guide to Fashion shares 8 different ways to patch fabric for mending as well as  decorating clothes like jeans. You may want to Pin this for later! There are many reasons why you might want to sew patches on your clothes. Primary reason why many youngsters consider sewing patches on their clothes is –…

Enter the Roostery Home Décor Shop Giveaway! – (Closed)…


The 4th Blogiversary Celebration and Textile Giveaway continues… The Roostery Giveaway is Ending Soon…. I’m offering your choice of colors and designs from my textile designs from my Roostery Home Décor Shop to one lucky follower! You select the fabric design and color for the pillows, tea towels, cocktail or dinner napkins from my Roostery shop and I will have it shipped to you.  More options available!…

Blogiversary – Roostery Home Décor Shop Giveaway! (Closed)


The 4th Blogiversary Celebration and Textile Giveaway continues… Last week’s giveaway was from my Spoonflower shop and this week I’m offering a selection of my textile designs from my Roostery Home Décor Shop to one lucky follower! You select the fabric design for the pillows, tea towels, cocktail or dinner napkins from my Roostery shop and I will have it shipped to you. International and U.S. participants…

Blogiversary Textile Giveaway! (Closed) Winner Announced on January 16th!


I’m celebrating my 4 year Blogiversary and I wouldn’t have anything to celebrate if it wasn’t for YOU! So I decided to share my love of textiles with one lucky follower! You decide which fabrics, Wallpaper or gift wrap designs you want from my Spoonflower shop and I will have it shipped to you. International and U.S. participants…

Sewing Tip – Things you Should Know About Silk Satin


Myra from Sew So Easy  says that sewing with silk satin one of  the most expensive types of cloth is the perfect choice when you want to create something very grand and luxurious! Classy and comfortable, it is no wonder that after all these years, silk satin is still considered as one of the best…

Sewing Tutorial – Applique Pumpkin Coasters


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares a great tutorial for those scrap fabrics you have hanging around! These cute coasters would make a lovely addition to a fall party!  Read more here… Do you have a helpful sewing tip that has saved you time, money & frustration ? Share your tip or product review for a featured spot here…  All…

Sewing Tip – How to sew the Perfect Curved hem!


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares how to hem a curve when making dresses or circle skirts. Here is an easy method that will give you a smooth, neat finish. Read tutorial  here… Is there a sewing product, or a sewing technique that you want to share?  Submit your sewing tip here for a free featured spot! Stay tuned…