Happy Father's Day to my husband and father of our two kids 🙂 He's happily modelling one of my favorite shirts that I have made for him for Father's Days past. Materials: T-shirtHeat Transfer VinylCricut Explore or MakerCricut Easy Press or Iron or Heat Press Get the design on Cricut Design Space Project Here Instructions:… Continue reading Father’s Day Shirt
My most recent adventure in sewing and quilting has been this wonderfully useful--and colorful--Divide and Conquer travel bag from ByAnnie.com. I used Tula Pink's Homemade fabrics and ByAnnie zippers, mesh, vinyl, and soft and stable. I made the larger sized bag, which is about 10x15 and 8" deep. The left and right sides are vinyl… Continue reading Divide and Conquer ByAnnie Bag
Happy Pride Month! I am a proud mama bear and wanted to share with everyone my Cricut T-Shirt design. This was super easy, using two colors of Heat Transfer Vinyl (it comes in rainbow!), a cotton t-shirt, and an Easy Press or Iron. The project file can be found here. This project is embedded in… Continue reading Pride Month T-Shirts
I have a young man in my life who has several medical challenges. Among them is a problem with fecal incontinence. Poop smears. I know, this isn't anyone's favorite subject, but let's be honest: everyone poops, and not everyone enjoys perfect health. While this little guy works with his team of doctors and specialists to… Continue reading DIY Men’s/Boys Underwear for Fecal Incontinence
April sort of flew on by me. I think Spring Break was the main culprit there. We were fortunate to be able to take a road trip to Mammoth Mountain for gorgeous springtime skiing. Busy as we were, I did squeeze in a bit of stitching on both on-going projects and some new ones. Quilt… Continue reading How is it May Already?
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This has become one of my favorite pincushions. I have made several of them now, for myself and for gifts. They can be any size from a tiny jam jar up to the giant one pictured which holds my small button collection.Materials Canning Jar (any size--pictured is a quart size). 2 piece canning jar lid (that… Continue reading Button Jar Pin Cushion
First off, Gears is nearly done! Done enough for a full-length photo and to be shown off at quilt guild this week. Not done enough for the label. Also, maybe if you zoom in close enough you will get to see the million threads that I still need to tie off and bury. I did… Continue reading Spring Forward Progress and Flowers
In my previous post , I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 to cut fabric for appliques that I can sew onto a project. I had success! But there are more methods of applique that I thought the Cricut would be well suited toward. I discovered that my machine did not easily cut quilting fabric that was… Continue reading Cutting Needle Turn Appliques with Cricut