Archive for January, 2009

valentines day card swap::love bird

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…I’m really not that great at making cards.  In the past when I’ve tried, I’ve just found myself frustrated at trying to come up with something clever and catchy.  So what did I do?  I signed up for a Valentines Day card swap hosted by the ladies [...]

colorful cushions

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Just a little something I whipped up last night while watching some evening television.  I am loving all sorts of pincushions at the moment.   I’ll never have the need for so many but they sure are fun to look at.  I’m hopefully creating some inventory to fill a table at a local craft fair someday.  [...]

sweater bag tutorial

Friday, January 9th, 2009

In the January issue of Country Living Magazine, I spotted a thrifty way to reuse those old sweaters that just don’t seem to fit into my wardrobe anymore. I’ve posted the steps that I took to transform an old blue sweater into a handy tote bag. Along with a sewing machine, here are [...]