Sewing 101: Tools of the Trade


When I teach Sewing 101 at Joann’s the very first thing I cover are the tools of the trade. You can easily spend a small fortune on tools so I suggest starting with the basics and adding to your sewing basket as you find tools you know you need or want. The tools you need vary […]

Sewlosophy Serendipity Swing Coat and Beret


 One of the things I do each morning is read through a few of my favorite sewing blogs. Working from home can get lonely and reading the blogs is a way to connect and I usually find some wonderful inspiration.  A few months ago while reading my Bloglovin list I noticed a call for pattern testers […]

Learning to Sew: The Desire


“I want to learn how to sew.”, “Someday I’ll learn to sew”, “there is no way I could learn how” or “I want to sew but I don’t have time”.  Have those words ever come out of your mouth or swirled around in your mind? If so stay tuned because I have been working on […]

DIY Hair Accessory Round Up


I have medium to long hair and although I like the length I  don’t like to have it touching my face, especially when I sewing. Yesterday I was digging around in the drawer I keep hair stuff in and realized I am in desperate need of some new ways to keep my hair back but […]

Replacing the Snaps on a Leather Vest


For the last month or so my husband has been having a problem with the snaps on the leather vest he wears while riding his motorcycle. In windy conditions the vest was often forced open because the inner spring inside the snap was no longer secure. Can you imagine riding down the road with a […]

EASTER SPECIAL: Up to 75% off at Craftsy


There is so much more hopping your way this weekend! Craftsy is giving up to 75% off of all fabric, yarn and project kits! This sale is only during Easter weekend (Friday 4/18 – Monday 4/21 at 11:59pm MDT), so be sure to jump on it quick or you will miss it.

National Quilt Month Giveaway


March is national quilting month and while I haven’t shared much on my blog about it I have on Facebook and Pinterest. I had planned to kick March off with this giveaway and then Craftsy contacted me about hosting a class giveaway that doesn’t end until March 31. I was afraid that hosting two giveaways at one […]

Wedding Wows!


  Did you get engaged over Valentine’s Day? Congratulations! You simply have to go take a look at the unique wedding styles available at ModCloth. They have everything from fun wedding accessories and white dresses to something blue, the choices are endless. Check out some of my favorites: 1. Intricately Exquisite Tights from ModCloth – perfect for that bachelorette […]

Save Up to 50% on All Craftsy Classes


Don’t miss out on Craftsy‘s Endless Creativity Sale! Get ALL online classes at up to 50% off for a limited time only. You won’t see hundreds of classes with prices this low again. Hurry, Craftsy’s Endless Creativity Sale offer expires March 17 at midnight MT. Did you know that Hearts & Home is currently hosting a giveaway for a FREE […]

Craftsy Class Giveaway


It’s no secret that I like Craftsy, a lot! I have taken  a number of classes and find myself going back to them regularly. I like to have them running on my pc when I’m in the sewing room, working on my projects. I frequently post about them here and on my Facebook page. When my sewing students ask […]