Bags and Wallets · Cross Stitch · Cross Stitching · Sewing · Sewing Project

To-Do Tuesday 10-25-16 | A Lazy Week

Happy Tuesday! This past week I did not get any sewing done. I was in full on procrastination mode. I spent a lot of time hanging out with the Mister, and I loved every moment of it. Sometimes you just need that time to step away, relax, and be present with the people around you.… Continue reading To-Do Tuesday 10-25-16 | A Lazy Week

Bags and Wallets · Sewing · Sewing Project

Finished Friday | A Tudor Bag for Mom

Recently my mom asked if I would make her a Tudor Bag from fabric she already had. Of course I said yes! I made this same bag for myself when I tested the pattern for Sara of Sew Sweetness in November of 2014. I've used it as my main purse ever since. (Although now I'm… Continue reading Finished Friday | A Tudor Bag for Mom

Quilt Along/Sew Along · Quilting · To-Do Tuesday

To-Do Tuesday 4-19-16 | Plodding Along

I had high hopes for better progress this week. But, as we all know, life happens and I didn't get as much done as expected. On Monday I finished sewing and pressing the blocks for the pink Stepping Stones quilt. I have to trim them up by tomorrow to finish by the weekly QAL deadline.… Continue reading To-Do Tuesday 4-19-16 | Plodding Along

Bags and Wallets · Finish Friday

Finished Friday | Window Shopper Tote #2

This week's finish is my second Window Shopper Tote. This bag is my very first commission work! The fabric was provided for me to use, and I just love it. Riley Blake Geekly Chic Glasses and Voltage Dot in black from Denyse Schmidt's Chicopee line. I also used black vinyl/faux leather for the gusset, adjustable… Continue reading Finished Friday | Window Shopper Tote #2

Bags and Wallets · Finish Friday · Sewing · Sewing Project

Finished Friday | Mix & Match Clutch Bags

Earlier this week I wrote a review for Mix and Match Clutch Bag Techniques that was posted on Sew Sweetness' blog for Craftsy Month. For those of you that read the review and commented, thank you so much for your encouragement and support! I was pretty nervous about the review, so I appreciated you stopping… Continue reading Finished Friday | Mix & Match Clutch Bags

Bags and Wallets · Finish Friday · Sewing Project

Finished Friday | Two Polaris Bags

I have really been enjoying participating in the 2016┬áBag Of The Month Club. The Polaris Bag by Sew Sweetness is the bag for March and I had an interesting time making this one! When I saw the pattern I decided to cut out fabric for two different bags. This is a smaller bag pattern, with… Continue reading Finished Friday | Two Polaris Bags

Bags and Wallets · Sewing Project · To-Do Tuesday

To-Do Tuesday 3-15-16 | Polaris Bag

Have you ever had a sewing project where you made mistakes pretty much every step along the way? This week's project was 'THAT' project for me: The Polaris bag, a pattern by Sew Sweetness for the March Bag of the Month. It is a smaller bag, and a simpler pattern, so I cut out fabrics… Continue reading To-Do Tuesday 3-15-16 | Polaris Bag

Bags and Wallets · Finish Friday · Sewing Project

Finished Friday | The Window Shopper Tote

For this Finished Friday I'm finally getting to write about The Window Shopper Tote; the February pattern from Mrs. H for the Bag of the Month Club. This bag is a BIG BAG. Yes, it is so big I actually had to type that in all caps. When I first saw the pattern release I… Continue reading Finished Friday | The Window Shopper Tote