Month: September 2012

Super Cute Scrappy Potholder!

Super Cute Scrappy Potholder!

I made this super cuter scrappy potholder using Prudent Baby’s Pretty Potholders tutorial. I used random fabrics from my bag of fabric scraps. One of these fabrics had super cute bunnies on it and… … another fabric had super cute birdies on it.   I bound it […]

Super Cute DIY Faux Chenille Baby Blanket!

Super Cute DIY Faux Chenille Baby Blanket!

I have fallen in love again! This time…. it’s with Faux Chenille. I love the soft feel, I love the look of it, I love the weight of it on my body, I even love the repetitiveness of quilting the never ending perfect little lines. […]

DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet!

DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet!

I am always looking for new ideas of how to transform everyday objects into creative, beautiful, and cute new things. And when I saw Honestly… WTF‘ s Post called DIY Braided Hex Nut Bracelet I wanted to try it for myself. I was at Home […]

Mason Jar Pin Cushions!

Mason Jar Pin Cushions!

Love, love, love making cute things to house all my sewing supplies. Housing my button addiction is no exception. So… I was looking online for a cute way to store them and I came across this tutorial called the Mason Jar Pin Cushion – Tutorial. […]

Selvage Needle Book!

Selvage Needle Book!

A girl needs all of her sewing/quilting supplies to look super cute and that is why I just had to make a super cute Needle Book! I saw this image of a Selvage Style Needle Book a few years ago when I first started sewing, […]

Super Cute Button Magnets!

Super Cute Button Magnets!

I have a thing for buttons! I have thousands of them all stored in color coordinated cute mason jars which I made pin cushion tops for. I will make a post about later, because this post is about my super cute button magnets! I was inspired […]

DIY – Bar Stool Makeover!

DIY – Bar Stool Makeover!

I got these bar stools years ago from a friend who was moving away and getting rid of everything in her apartment. I took these bar stools off her hands. At that time they had a wood finish and a beige corduroy fabric seat.  I […]

Chevron Baby Quilt!

Chevron Baby Quilt!

Recently a very good friend of mine had her first baby. A baby GIRL! Baby Abbie!! I love her to death already. I could spend all day looking at her beautiful face and watching her sleep. The sex of the baby was unknown until the […]

Super Cute Bookmarks (Book Jewelry)!

Super Cute Bookmarks (Book Jewelry)!

Last Christmas, along with quilts, I made these super cute Bookmarks (book jewelry) and gave them to my loved ones. I made about 25 of them which all looked different, and these 4 are the only ones I have left. My inspiration for these beauties […]

Gum Drop Pouf!

Gum Drop Pouf!

I used Amy Butler’s Gum Drop Pillow Pattern to create this super cute pouf! I used upholstery fabric which is a bit thicker to give the pouf more stability and I filled it with very small polystyrene beads called softloft micro beads. I also used […]

Kitchen Rag Rug!

Kitchen Rag Rug!

I can’t seem to take a break from making awesome things. Not even while on vacation. This summer Shawn and I spent 10 days traveling around the B.C. interior in his parents camper. We spent a lot of time staying cool on the water because […]

My First Rag Rug!

My First Rag Rug!

Taking old objects and turning them into something new is very exciting to me. So when I came across rag rugs I was inspired. I bought these sheets from value village. I try to find queen or king sized flat sheets because they are the […]

Super Cute Manly Coffee Cup Sleeve/Cozy!

Super Cute Manly Coffee Cup Sleeve/Cozy!

Every time we get a coffee Shawn asks for a coffee cup sleeve to protect his beautiful manly hands. I also saw that many major coffee shops sell reusable coffee cup sleeves and I thought to myself that I could easily make one that was […]

I Heart U Valentines Card!

I Heart U Valentines Card!

I made this cute Valentines card for my LOVE (SHAWN) by using this free printable template. I made it out of glitter card stock that had around my house because I can’t help but buy glittery things for no intended reason when I see them […]

Elbow Length Oven Mitts!

Elbow Length Oven Mitts!

These oven mitts are super easy to make in one evening, which make them an awesome gift. I made these yellow and aqua elbow length oven mitts for Shawn’s mom for Mother’s Day. They have been loved and are now a little dirty – Just […]

Strip Quilts for Daddy and Natasha!

Strip Quilts for Daddy and Natasha!

One of my favorite quilting blogs is Film in the Fridge, which inspired me to try my hand at creating beautiful strip quilts. My inspiration for these 2 strip quilts came from here, here and here and the lucky recipients of these quilts are my daddy […]