Happy Thanksgiving y’all

We have been sewing like crazy people to get ready for Christmas craft shows this month. But today we switch gears and focus on cooking like crazy people to prepare for the year’s most anticipated meal. Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoy time with family and friends.

Twist on Notebook Cases

The notebook cases I made a few weeks back have been selling well at craft shows so I created a new version with a twist. These are game book cases that hold covered pens and a puzzle book and would work great to throw in a handbag, briefcase or tote to kill time while waiting…

Measure twice, cut once

A week and a half ago I got a custom order on Etsy for five holiday pillows. No problem! I was psyched as it was my largest custom order to date. I carefully calculated the fabric and had just enough to get them done. You know those handy dandy rulers that have an inch marked…

Burning the Midnight Oil

I had big plans for today, I really did. I was going to make six table runners, a couple of table toppers, finish a custom order and stitch up a new clutch bag I designed but haven’t brought to life yet. That was before the week from hell at my day job. There wasn’t a…

Paramus Catholic Fall Craft Show

  Today we are at the Paramus Catholic Fall Craft Show in Paramus, NJ. It is a tight space – only 8′ x 10′ so we are crammed in and can’t even display everything. That is quite a far cry from our first show back in August in Ho-ho-kus where are booth could only be…

Scrappy Baby Quilt

I love pink, scraps, and simple quilts. This one gives me all of it – lots of pink, postage stamp style 2.5″ squares, and an adorable baby quilt. I am cutting scraps in every color and hope to have lots of them available for the spring craft shows. I think they will look impressive when…