Archive: March 2014

  • Baby Z’s Nursery; Window Valances

    So… In a few previous posts, (listed in the related posts section under this post), we revealed the nursery set we recently created to welcome Baby Z (our new granddaughter) who made her grand debut on March 2nd. And in response to popular demand, we created this little mini-series where so far we’ve shared the construction details, […]

  • Sewing Mantras

    So… it’s no secret that sewing is basically a result-oriented activity and for this reason its easy for those of who do a lot of sewing to get bogged down in the details… pattern modifications & measurements, trying to find the right fabric or notions or struggling to find enough time to tick a project or […]

  • PPC9- Working the Kinks Out

    So… at the conclusion of our last post in this series, we told you that while we were pretty pleased with the overall progress of the new design, there were still a few details about this new design that still needed some of our attention. Here’s the thing though, the changes that we’re addressing at this […]

  • Baby Z’s Nursery; A Changing Table Organizer

    So… In a few previous posts, (listed in the related posts section under this post), we revealed the nursery set we recently created to welcome Baby Z (our new granddaughter) who made her debut on March 2nd. And in response to popular demand, we’ve created this little mini-series in which we’ll share the construction details photos and tip for […]

  • Life Without Jeter

    So… many of you know that shortly after Thanksgiving last year I lost a very special buddy, but you know what? I was not the only one who suffered a loss last Fall.  As badly as I was missing Jeter, I could tell that Joba was taking the loss just as hard as I was.  And […]

  • PPC9- A Classic Stashbuster

    So…. in our last post we showed you a larger version of our new design and although we were pretty satisfied with the new size, we still wanted to do a little tinkering with a few details. And you know what they say… “the devil’s in the details”, and I know this to be TRUE! And here’s the […]

  • Baby Z’s Nursery; the Rocking Chair Cushions

    So… In a few previous posts (listed in the related posts section under this post), we revealed the nursery set we recently created to welcome Baby Z (our new granddaughter) who made her entrance on March 2nd. And in response to popular demand, we’ve created this little mini-series in which we’ll share the construction details photos and tip for the items we created. […]

  • Meet Baby Z

    So… There’s a new love in my life! Most of you know that I’ve been anxiously awaiting the arrival of my first granddaughter for months now, and I am so pleased and excited to finally be able to say…     She’s here! Baby Z made her entrance into this world on Sunday afternoon, March […]

  • PPC9- Does Bigger mean Better?

    So… at the conclusion of our last post in this series, we detailed all the changes we needed to make to our pattern templates before we could make up our next sample. And you know what? Making all of those changes involved the redrafting of virtually EVERY single one of our pattern pieces. And as you can see, our […]

  • Purse Insert of the Year 2014

    Congrats to Veronica Johnson of Tasmania, Australia! Her dramatic Quattro was the break-away winner in our February 2014 Handbag of the Month Contest! She wins a $25 virtual gift certificate and a permanent place of honor on our website.  So… Just scroll down when you’re ready to see this month’s entries! It’s time for our annual “Purse Insert of the YEAR” […]