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…

DIY – Wall Décor Tutorial


I thought I would share a quick and easy DIY way to add color to your room!  I’ve been searching for a way to add a pop of color in my craft-room that also brings a little bit of me into the room, and I think I found the solution! These fabric panels are an easy…

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…

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…

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…

Roostery Product Review


Do you remember my Blogiversay Giveaway from my Roostery Home Décor Shop? The winner of the giveaway posted a great review and photos of the Vintage Filigree placemats she won on my Facebook page. Since I can’t copy & paste Lisa’s comments from Facebook onto the blog, I’ve recreated her review below. “I wanted to share how Beautiful my placemats are!…

Sewing Tip – Free Easy Princess Dress Pattern


Myra at So Sew Easy says “Little girls often want to feel like princesses and I always got true enjoyment of watching my girl wearing a costume I have made. For moms or grandmothers with similar requirements, here’s is an easy one. I have lined it because the netting could become itchy around the armhole….

The Latest Thread ~ LaCartera Kids and R&R


More Inspiration for LaCartera Kids! Since it’s official that my darling grand-daughter will arrive in July, this grandma has started crocheting an adorable blanket for her to enjoy for years to come.  I have settled on the colors with help from mom, but I don’t have a final design in mind so I’ve been testing out some simple but different looks….

Top 16 Sewing & Design Projects in 2016!


I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! Each year I like to share the top viewed projects on the blog with you to spark your creativity and share the fun we had! Scanning over the projects for the year it has brought back memories of the fun we shared in 2016, especially with the Sling bag PDF…

LaCartera Kids – Crochet Aviator Hat- Free Pattern


I found the cutest crochet aviator hat on Pinterest and the free pattern by Repeat After Me!  I had to give it a whirl and make it for my grandson.  It was the perfect time to get started on this pattern when he came to visit for Thanksgiving . I got to fit the shell on his…