I Have A Changing Pad Too!

First off, thank you all so much for the nice comments and great tips on my new diaper bag. I’ve already started ‘loading it up’ even though Bret will never use it (I’ve registered for a more ‘manly’ diaper bag). So, what’s next? The matching changing pad! I had plenty enough leftover fabric from my […]

Nice Save

If you remember earlier in the week, I started cutting out ‘personal’ organizers (basically, a waterproof organizer that you can store tampons, pads, liners and roll up and tie) – unfortunately, I wound up cutting not one, but three of them wrong. Instead of having a long, skinny roll, I cut a tall, fat one. […]


Today is the last day of August which means there are roughly 115 days until Christmas. Once again, I have vowed that I am making more gifts this year, and for once, I intend on sticking with it! While 115 days seems like a plenty of time to sewcraftcreate, I’m thinking that I had better […]

Whole Lotta’ Patterns!

It’s probably a lesser known fact that I once ran (a long, long time ago) a website devoted to online contests. So it’s not too surprising that I enter a lot of contests – especially if they’re sewing related… and every once in awhile, I win one! Most recently, I won a $50 gift certificate […]

Linky Thursday

Two, cute new dress patterns are up on the Sewing Republic website: A Trapeze Dress and Shirt Dress. I may try my hand at the second one for ‘back to school’ sewing – I think Taylor would really love one! Win a set of 3 DIY Couture patterns – ooooh, I want to try these […]

Linky Thursday

Looking for a fun, quick sew while at home. Run over to Pattern Emporium and grab their latest pattern (for FREE, until Sunday). Enter to win a Modern Eclipse Quilt Kit. Did the current paper product hording leave you short on paper towels? If so, learn how to make your own paper towels and even […]

Linky Thursday

This bath caddy is perfect for dorm life, but would make a great gift for new moms and grads too! The fit and flare dress is the perfect transition piece into fall (and looks easy to sew too)! Found a shirt, but it’s a tad too small? Learn how to add fabric wedges to make […]

Linky Thursday

Looking for a new purse? This minimalist tote is a fun way to carry all your necessities of try your hand at the pretty Kennedy – it’s perfect for statement fabrics. Just ready to get a jump start sewing for fall? Make this suede backpack instead. If your little one (or even tween) is in […]

Linky Thursday

Learn how to make designer zip bags in this two part video series: Part 1, Part 2. Love the bags, but don’t feel like sewing them yourself? Enter to win them here. This bucket bag is the perfect project to off your fabulous ribbons and trims – plus it has a great spring vibe (and […]

Linky Thursday

Valentine’s Day is next week – start decorating now this this cute and easy to sew heart garland. These applique napkins would be the perfect match for your table too! Looking for a designer statement piece? Use fashion clothing labels to create this one-of-a-kind bag. Enter to win a Hatch Embroidery Personalizer. Forget sewing your […]