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New addition to our family!

New addition to our family!
We welcomed a new addition to our family this summer.  The furry, four-legged kind.

Isn't he the sweetest looking puppy?  His name is Jax, and he is a sable-color Shetland Sheepdog, the same breed as our Shadow.  

He has taken up lots of our attention lately, but we are enjoying him.  He joined our family at the end of July, when we was a couple months old.   He is a bouncy, bundle of energ…
How to Monogram Tool Bags for Gifts

How to Monogram Tool Bags for Gifts

End of school year brings needs for gifts.  A few years ago, I was asked to monogram a tool bag for a gift.  Didn't think this could be done on my single-needle machine, but to my surprise, it is actually doable.  …
Baby Lock Destiny Creative Getaway

Baby Lock Destiny Creative Getaway

Last week was an great week for learning.  I spent four days at Baby Lock in Fenton, Missouri, attending their Creative Getaway for the Destiny machine. The training was so much fun.  Long days each day, but that's …
Destiny Getaway Day 2

Destiny Getaway Day 2

Learning continues at the Baby Lock Destiny Getaway. Today we worked more in IQ Designer and the camera/scanning features in the Destiny. First project was to create a design of two birds on a branch, fill them with q…
Baby Lock Destiny Getaway

Baby Lock Destiny Getaway

I'm so excited to be in Fenton, Missouri this week.  I am attending the Baby Lock Sewing and Embroidery Getaway for Baby Lock Destiny owners.  This is an amazing 4-day class held in the hometown of Baby Lock USA, St…
Create Free Monograms for ScanNCut & Gifts by my 5th Grader

Create Free Monograms for ScanNCut & Gifts by my 5th Grader

I wanted to share how easy (and  free !) it is to create monogram designs that you can cut on your ScanNCut and show you how my daughter used the ScanNCut to create her Teacher Appreciation gifts. My youngest has a bit o…
Happy National Sewing Machine Day!

Happy National Sewing Machine Day!

Did you know today, June 13, is National Sewing Machine Day??  It is!  So, in honor of this special day, I thought I would go around my sewing room (and home) to show you my machines as they currently are.  I have a fe…