Spina Bifida AWAREness – Did You Know?


Here’s the weekly fact about Spina Bifida and see how you can support Team Twila with the Bowties & Bracelets Spina Bifida AWAREness Month Campaign! Also A Special Thank You Shout-out to those that have supported the cause. Team TWILAOctober 16 at 8:39 AM · #DidYouKnow #FACTS This chart below shows the “WALKING ABILITY &…

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…

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!…

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 Latest Thread ~ Spooky Hair & XOXO Campaign


Welcome to the Latest Thread where we will share our latest crafts, and upcoming XOXO Campaign! Let’s also take a moment to remember the men and women who lost their lives during the September 11, 2001 attacks in the U.S. today! Pre-Spooktacular Event! We are so excited to share our upcoming Spooktacular event! First of…

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…

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…

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…

Sewing Tip – T-Shirt Dress Tutorial and Free Pattern


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a free adorable t-shirt dress pattern and tutorial. How will you recreate this fabulous look? You may want to save this for later! Myra says ” The t-shirt dress pattern is a part of my attempt to make a summer wardrobe that is both easy to make and easy…

Brother PE800 Embroidery Machine Review


Is the Brother PE800 embroidery machine worth buying? Is the cost of the grand slam package worth the added cost? What are you looking to create? I contemplated buying the Brother PE770 embroidery machine for several years. After a lot of comparison research on Amazon, I found the Brother PE800 upgraded features to be the…

The Latest Thread – LaCartera KIDS-Coming Soon!


This week we teamed up with Heather an amazing photographer that captured the essence of AP Quilting and LaCartera Designs to showcase LaCartera KIDS. She made us fall in love with our quilts, dresses and scarves all over again. This was truly a crazy Project Runway moment for me, but also a gathering of family…

Sewing Tip – Hoodie Tutorial and Free Pattern


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a free adorable hoodie pattern and tutorial. I love, love, love this fabric and the design! Save this for later!   Myra says ” Hoodies are super popular these days. They are very functional and can be worn not only as work-out wear but also on any trip to…