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Fresh look and a Fresh Sewing Room

Fresh look and a Fresh Sewing Room
Starting the year off with a fresh clean sewing room.  Decided to give this blog a fresh look too.  I love the minimalist look with more white space, and modern flair of grid layout.  All the prior content is still here.  It is still on Blogger, so the links remain the same.  Nothing is lost which makes me very happy.  Yay for a fresh start!

And the sewing room???  I cleared it out, rearranged it…
I'm an Ornament Girl!

I'm an Ornament Girl!

I recently learned about Staci Lowery.  She is a crafter entrepreneur and founder of The Ornament Girls website and club .  After browsing her website, a message popped up asking if I was interested in a free 3-part vide…
Perfect Embroidery Machine Mat

Perfect Embroidery Machine Mat

My large Baby Lock Destiny sewing & embroidery machine sits on a table in my sewing room.  I have heard from others that a mat under the machine reduces noise and vibration.  I have found the perfect mat for my my n…
Mom's Needlework ❤️

Mom's Needlework ❤️

Thought I would take a moment to share my mom's needlework.  She is 87 years young, and I absolutely adore my mother! Mom enjoys needlework, so for Christmas last year, my sister and I gave her a Nob Hill Fall Bloo…
Weighted Blanket for Teen or Adult

Weighted Blanket for Teen or Adult

DIY - How to Make Your Own Weighted Throw-Size Blanket for Teen or Adult - The first project I did at our retreat  this summer was a calming weighted blanket for my nephew.  He's a teenager with autism spectrum diso…
Summer Retreat 2017

Summer Retreat 2017

Earlier this month, we had another annual summer retreat for our Northern Virginia chapter of the American Sewing Guild .  I secured our venue at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA.  Three days of nothing but…
Christmas in July Santa's Ride Bowl

Christmas in July Santa's Ride Bowl

My second Christmas in July project.  Started in July, finished in early August. This a a free standing lace bowl from BFC Creations called Santa's Ride .  This is an expensive set for an embroidery design, but it se…