Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah!

I hope all my quilty and design friends are enjoying a fun night celebrating with loved ones.  We had a beautiful evening at my mother-in-laws with an amazing meal.  We took a lot of family photos and had a great time opening presents. We are all very fortunate.  I was even surprised by a birthday…

Handmade Christmas

I have to confess. I love shopping for gifts for family and friends. I also love making handmade gifts and try to mix in both special items purchased and custom items I made for them. This is the first year in a decade that I didn’t gift any handmade quilts. But, I did manage to…

Racing to the finish line

Well I did some shopping but I have also been planning to make it a handmade Christmas. And that would explain my being up until midnight and then again at seven to finish off the last few gifts. This one is a table runner for my mom. I will post pics of the handmade gifts…

Owls at Christmas

I have a favorite customer who places a custom order at almost every show. She has great taste so it is really fun to see for her. Earlier this fall, I delivered a custom order to her home and noticed she collects owls. The following week I found some awesome owl Christmas fabric in my…

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…

Holiday Greeting Card Holder

We have our third craft show tomorrow, this time in Glen Rock. I made a bunch of autumn and winter theme items including Halloween tote bags, wine sacks, Thanksgiving table runners, and this Christmas card holder. I have to take a better picture so it doesn’t look crooked, but it has six pockets to hold…