Monthly Archives: December 2012

Emmie’s Christmas Present

So I can’t show you anything I am working on right now since most of it is for competitions, but I can show you what miss Emmie has been up to. For Christmas we bought our sweet girl her own sewing machine! (she kept jumping on mine every time I would go iron something, and…

Happy Christmas!

Sorry I’ve been so dull around here – to be quite honest I have been crazy busy getting ready for Project Run and Play, and So You Think You’re Crafty, that I don’t have any projects that I can actually share yet. I have also been struggling with what to say after the school shootings…

Big News For The New Year….

So there was an announcement made today on Project Run and Play, that makes for some pretty big news for my new year!I get to join some fantastic ladies and sew projects on the next season coming up this January!!! I feel terrible for my poor sweet sister Sarah, because she has an anxiety attack every…

Giveaway Winner!

Sorry it took me more than a week to get this up, I was called in to substitute teach a few times this week, and I let this slip for a bit! I am so excited to announce the winner of 2 yards of Michael Miller’s Viking Fabric! And drum roll please for the random…

Grinchy Christmas Pajamas {guest post tutorial}

Hello SYTYC readers! My name is Catherine, and I blog over at cathgrace. My blog has a lot of sewing, decorating, and DIY, and I like to think of myself as a “maker” since I am always creating something. My family currently lives in S. Korea for my husband’s job with the US Air Force,…

It’s All In The Details….

So I have shown bits and pieces of my front door decor, but I thought I would actually get out the good camera and take decent-ish pictures (I didn’t take the time to edit them and the hallway lighting is bad and windowless) We live in a high rise apartment with a central area on every…

Decoupaged Christmas Tree Base {Tutorial}

Here is the before picture of the small potted Christmas Tree I got at the flower market, it was $38, and I like that it has lots of different texture in the branches (there are 3-4 different kinds of evergreen in this one.) I wasn’t very fond of the orange-ish red pot with it’s sponge painted…