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 […]

Links for the Weekend

Missed out on the Build-a-Bear chaos yesterday? Make your own bears instead with one of these free patterns: A traditional bear, Joyful bear, and a Hug Me bear. Remember scrunchies? Well, they’re back. Make your own with this easy tutorial or add a bow for a twist on the classic version. This women’s boxy top […]

Linky Thursday

These hooded animal blankets are really designed for kids, but they’re so cute and quirky I sort of want one for myself! Everyone knows what a HUGE Wonder Woman fan I am. So, it only stands to reason that I need one of these mug rugs to use for my morning coffee. PomPoms are popular […]

Linky Thursday

Looking for a pretty frock to wear this weekend? Look no further than the Portia Party Dress. Whipping up your own changing pad is easier than buying one. Plus this version is reversible too! When it comes to sewing, you can never have too much light. Enter to win this LED machine light kit. I’m […]

Linky Thursday

May the 4th be with you! Looking to sew up Star Wars items to celebrate the day? How about one of these fantastic R2D2 or Darth Vader aprons, Death Star patchwork, or Wampa plush (with a detachable arm!)? Grab the new Romperalls pattern from Peek-a-Boo patterns for FREE (fits preemie to 4T)! Just join their […]

Linky Thursday

Learn how to create a personalized binder for back to school. While you’re there, be sure to enter to win a new BERNINA 450 Serger! Everyone loves cute clothes that are comfy to wear…. like the Salina (the easy romper). Does your machine foot pedal constantly move around the floor? Keep it put with one […]