A Dinosaur Birthday Party

Ilana’s younger son is having his birthday party this weekend and he is having a dinosaur theme. Ilana had the fun idea to get the family t-shirts to bring the theme to life.  Mom got silver metallic thread to sparkle just a little. Dad’s is a simple black outline. And the two boys got full…

This Thing with Bees

I have never had anything for or against bees. Sure, i squeal when they buzz around me, but it’s nothing personal. I just don’t want to get stung. But yesterday there were bee references all day long. It started Tuesday evening. We just launched a reciprocal mentoring program at work, The Pollination Project. The idea…

Craving Spring

  I just shipped a custom order of these cute spring tea towels. There were 15 in total that a woman ordered to be a favor for a family party she is hosting next week.    It is always fun to see a large order come together. It can be tough sometimes to ensure precision and…

An Unusual Custom Order

I do quite a few custom orders and every once in a while people will send me the source fabric to sew or items to embroider. Sometimes it is a tote bag, jacket or apron to embroider, and sometimes it is t-shirts or a special fabric for a quilt. This Christmas I met a nice…

Custom Order for Baby Evan

 Bibs were a hot seller at the fall craft shows, with “baby’s first Christmas” leading the way. One of my regular customers had an idea to get a series of “baby’s first” bibs, and brought a friend.   Her friend ordered a whole series for her newborn grandson for Christmas. We did Christmas, Valentine’s Day, St.…

 Santa’s Workshop

  Things are very busy right now with custom orders for the holidays. One order that I thought was especially cute is pictured above. A lady ordered five matching embroidered and personalized aprons for her son and his four young cousins. I would love to see the five little ones running around the kitchen with their…