surface design

A Shibori Table Runner

I have been MIA over here (shocking I know) but that never means I haven’t been making stuff, just that I have been a bad blogger. I have been doing some sewing for a guest post, some sewing for Emmie’s fall back to school wardrobe, and even some for myself. I have several patterns and…

How’s it going?

I keep putting off posting anything new, a. because I don’t want to overwhelm poor Paul while he is fiddling with the new design, and b. because I am currently still a little intimidated by the new WP format and figuring out how to do a post with pictures and links etc. so sorry if…

Hand Dyed Quilt

So Here’s the tutorial I wrote for my winning So You Think You’re Crafty RIT Dye week craft. I am bringing it home today so that it is on my blog too. I am very excited for Monday, because SYTYC has its last week of my season! (I’m pretty happy with what I made, although…

Good Vibrations! {a boys swim costume!}

I’m totally posting out of order, and out of season here – but my wall reminded me today that I never brought this home this summer, so I am posting it here now, or it will probably never happen! This is a guest post I did for Melly Sews this summer. The only excuse I…

Emmie’s Bed

Oh my goodness, this week……. I was working on a project for the sew along for Project Run and Play for last weeks theme of pattern remix, and then my sewing machine died…….. Well, it didn’t DIE die, but it started acting up and I just can’t make myself sew something badly (the lower looper…

I’m dying! {photo of the day}

I’m busy trying to multi task today, I’m reading my school work, while dying some lace, (and some other fabric) for my signature look for project run and play……. Hopefully I can find the time to fit it all in! I have mid-terms starting at the end of this month, and Paul is going out…

Week One Project Run and Play

So I am a big fan of Project Run and Play, and with this new season being open to viewer participation, I decided to play too. This week the theme was pattern remix and I made Emmie a cute little Valentine’s dress with an attachable apron.   I’m calling this dress “The Love Letter Dress” This…