Bow ties make everything better

In 2012, a dear friend asked if I would sew a dozen bow ties for a New Year’s celebration. Challenge was accepted and I have never looked back, many scores of ties later. What started out just as an opportunity to sew something new and hack a pattern has really evolved into a unique way […]

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Little Prince Quilt – Fit for a Sibling, Made for a Family

Three and half years ago I shared the Baby Royalty Quilt crafted for a good friend, with the surname King. Something at the time told me to save segments of the fabric from her daughter’s quilt in the event another princess/prince joined their family. Intuition, luck or the fact that I love seeing and use […]

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Ribbon Wands: Perfect for Child’s Birthday Party

I recently received a custom Etsy order for ribbon wands for a child’s birthday. The colors were gold, purple, lilac and navy – LOVE! Sooo, royal with the gold bells and rich colors. I hope to have some orders for the upcoming wedding season. They are easy and fun to make. I now have perfected […]

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Mr. & Mrs. Wedding Chair Signs – DIY : Good penmanship not required

Anyone planning or dreaming of a wedding on Pinterest has seen the myriad of chair signs, shashes etc announcing the new Mr. and Mrs. A dear friend of mine has rapidly approaching nuptials and asked if I could make her a pair of signs that incorporated her colors, great sense of style and some ideas […]

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Let the Sunshine In: Beauty in Simplicity Patchwork

So let the sun shine in, face it with a grin. Smilers never lose and frowners never win. So let the sun shine in, face it with a grin Open up your heart and let the sun shine in A favorite song from my childhood, sung by many but the one in memory is performed […]

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