Basic Skirt

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My daughter, Lillian, turned two on Friday and I knew I wanted to make her birthday party skirt out of this fabric.  It is Lil Plane Jane – Black and Red by Michael Miller and I purchased it from Crafty Girls Workshop. Anna from Crafty Girls Workshop was a pleasure to work with. I purchased… Read more »

Flower Applique Attempt

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I attempted to applique a flower for the tote bag that I was giving away and it didn’t turn out.  I still wanted to share my experience and process with you though. I found the petal online and forgot to save the site so I could share it with you and use it again.  (Mental… Read more »

Child’s Tote Bag

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The last gift I made for our cousin’s children was a small tote bag for their daughter.  I used the same tutorial that I used for my tote bag, except I added a pocket to the inside and changed the dimensions so it was smaller. I cut two 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 pieces from… Read more »

Soft Baby Block

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Our cousin has a daughter a little over a year older than Lillian and they have been nice enough to give us a lot of clothes for Lillian.  I decided that I wanted to do something for them other than just a thank you card.  So I decided to make a few things for the… Read more »

Changing a Rotary Cutter Blade

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Changing a rotary cutter blade is a pretty basic thing to do but I thought a post about it couldn’t hurt, right? This is what it looks like from the front (well, what I consider the front). There is a a black nut on the back that you loosen to get the orange screw off. … Read more »