Celebrating Easter in Forest Floor

I’ve always made my daughter something for holidays, but it’s been a really long time since I’ve been able to manage to have all three in coordinating outfits. In fact, it was three years ago. I don’t mean to overlook the boys, but it just happens. Look how little! They were 5, 8 months, and…

Winged Blog Tour

Lately I’ve been gravitating towards butterflies in my sewing projects. I think I’ve always loved the look of them, but I also love that they represent new life and being changed from one form to another. It reminds me of 2 Corinthians 5:17, which says, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away, behold, the new has come.”

One Thimble and Modes4U Fat Quarter Challenge

Last month I was doing a little reading on the One Thimble (affiliate link) blog and saw that they were doing a fun Fat Quarter challenge. You basically had to sew up something using less than a fat quarter of fabric and submit it to One Thimble. A panel of judges will choose winners in 3…

Twirly Tallulah

My last post mentioned how much fun I’ve had playing with patterns from my employer, Izzy & Ivy Designs.  While a lot of modern sewists rely heavily on PDF patterns, Izzy & Ivy started out as a paper pattern company.  I have the benefit of drawing from those patterns as well, so I really have…