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…

New Tote Bag

I whipped up these cute little tote bags for a customer who needed gifts for tween girls. This is the same last I made a tree skirt for earlier this month. The girls are related so she wanted something similar. What young girl doesn’t love polka dots? </ I added the embroidered names to make…

Another Halloween Bag

I just love stripes when creating Halloween totes. Here is another set that I whipped up this week. The sides are a fun Halloween candy print: The inner lining is candy corns on a purple background. Of course there is a mobile phone pocket. Hopefully there are no tricks and all treats with this cute bag!

Halloween Bags

I am a little late making Halloween bags as it was a long summer but I have three done, three half way there, three cut and three that have fabric pulled. Here is the first batch. I love, love, love this fabric. The horizontal stripe of the focus fabric with the coordinating stripe for the…

Custom Order

I received an interesting custom order a few weeks ago on Etsy. My customer wanted to have a tote bag, with a zipper, made to store an antique game Baird. Dimensions were 23.5″ x 23.5″ with an inside pocket. The customer was flexible about fabric but wanted something black and white, and pink accents were…

First Christmas Tote Bag

I have been spending so much time on Halloween and Thanksgiving that I sat down today and had an “oh crap” moment realizing that I don’t have a whole heck of a lot done started for the holidays. So, Rob got cutting and I got sewing and we have our first holiday tote bag. This…

When It Began

I have been quilting for 14 years, essentially since Maddie was born. I had always made clothes and home decor items, but quilts were always out of reach for me. When little Maddie was born I wanted her to have a handmade quilt and that motivated me to start. Over the years I have made…