I've been wanting a picnic quilt for a long time. You know, the kind you can just leave in the van and pull out when you want to sit on the ground. It needed to be big enough for our whole family, so that's pretty big! And intimidating as far as making a quilt goes! I had made a rag quilt with … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Denim/Flannel Picnic Rag Quilt
A while ago I saw this unique pin of a nursing cover on Pinterest, so I decided to make one! (If you like it, you can get one from her Etsy shop.) I haven't had a chance to use it yet since I'm still anxiously awaiting the arrival of our new little one. Hopefully soon! Today is my due … [Read more...] about Nursing Cover–Pinterest Challenge
Here are the I Spy Bags I made for a Busy Bag Swap. I sewed 25 of these! They are filled with Poly Beads and lots of little objects. Most were found around the house: pennies, paper clips, pieces of ribbon, brads, beads, broken crayons, buttons, safety pins, etc. I used gauge 4 clear vinyl, which … [Read more...] about I Spy Bag–Pinterest Challenge
Things have been focused on getting ready for the baby around here lately. I've been nesting--and one thing we did was get the windows cleaned! I had a Groupon for it, so it was a really good deal to get them cleaned inside and out (and the screens). We've lived here for 11 years and never had … [Read more...] about Getting Ready for Baby
My final Quiet Book post! Here is what the cover looks like. I used ideas from this pin and this pin from Pinterest. There were several things I was thinking of as I designed the cover. I wanted it to have a handle, an inside pocket to quickly store loose items, and a thick … [Read more...] about Quiet book cover–Pinterest Challenge
Yay!, after 3 months or so I have finished our Quiet Book. I've been wanting to make one of these for years! It was a bit easier than I expected because I participated in a Quiet Book page swap. The other ladies made some wonderful pages! See below for pictures of all the pages. If you'd like … [Read more...] about Quiet Book completed!