Archive: “Fun Stuff”

  • A “Studio Cat” Update

    So… ever since Pippin joined us over a year ago, we’ve been fielding a LOT of questions, particularly at shows, from folks who are interested in exactly what a “studio cat’s” work entails, and if he’s progressing on schedule? Seems like everyone loves seeing what Pippin is up to, and I thought it might be […]

  • A Beaded Bag Charm

    So… I was languishing in a LONG and very boring checkout line the other day. I had already checked my email, my FaceBook page AND my Instagram feed so I had exhausted all my usual ways of redeeming the time and that’s when I noticed it! The gal in front of me had this cute […]

  • The FitBit Challenge

    So… for the last year or so I’ve been dealing with an issue I’ve never ever had to struggle with before… my weight. Oh I know I’m not fat, so please don’t start scolding me but here’s the deal. I’ve always had a pretty easy time controlling my weight. All my life I’ve been able […]

  • Baby Z’s Nursery; Crib Skirting

    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 created this little mini-series where so far we’ve shared the construction details, and […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Baby Z’s Nursery

    So… you’re probably tired of hearing about how excited I am about my new granddaughter who due in early March. And here’s the thing… some of you long-timers might actually remember that prior to my grandson’s birth I made most linens to decorate his nursery.  I actually had a blast doing it,  so when my […]

  • A Sewing Enthusiast’s Gift List

    So… I’m sure no one has to tell you that the holidays are just around the corner! And just in case you’re looking for the perfect gift for that sewer, crafter, or quilter on your list, I’ve put together a collection of fabulous gifts, sure to make any crafty lady drool.  (You might even find […]

  • Kick-off Time!

     There’s just something about that 1st conference home game. Everyone’s excited.  Maybe it’s because the stadium’s full of folks wearing team colors.  Maybe it’s because the weather is warm and it’s not even a big deal if it rains…. which it did. Maybe it’s the cheerleaders, many of whom are cheering for their first televised […]