What's been under my needle?

What's been under my needle?

I have done projects the past several months.  Mostly smaller projects, but anything worth doing is worth sharing.  :-)  Here are some of my favorite recent projects... Free So Sew Easy Bag This has become a favorite pou…
ASG Retreat 2018 - The Last Supper

ASG Retreat 2018 - The Last Supper

The last project I started at this past ASG retreat, was The Last Supper by Anita Goodesign .  I am doing the appliqué and embroidery version.  (There is also a printed-fabric version).   I didn't finish this project…
ASG Retreat 2018 - FSL Battenberg Doilies

ASG Retreat 2018 - FSL Battenberg Doilies

Another small project done at this past season's retreat with my Northern Virginia chapter of the American Sewing Guild, was to create these Battenberg Lace Doilies using 100% cotton thread. Free Standing Battenberg…
ASG Retreat 2018 - Embroider on a Watch band

ASG Retreat 2018 - Embroider on a Watch band

I've heard this you can embroider on a leather watch band, so this I had to try too.  Using the built-in scanner of your embroidery machine, you can place your design with precision.  Here is how I did mine: Right b…
Tablecloth Cross Stitch by Mom ❤️

Tablecloth Cross Stitch by Mom ❤️

About a year ago, I shared a post about my mother and some of the needlework she had completed.  Mom is 88 years old - going for 89 in a few months. This year she has completed a long forgotten  cross-stitch table cloth…
Spikers decorated using ScanNCut

Spikers decorated using ScanNCut

I decided to try something new for our annual group beach trip this past summer.  Instead of embroidering something, I used my ScanNCut to decorate Spiker cups for everyone. Someone told me about Spiker Cups .  They are …
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.   …
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.  …