Simple Tote Bag Pattern

This simple tote bag pattern is perfect for mass production or beginners. We made one for each our Girl Scouts bridging up to Brownies. This would be a great project for any beginning sewer and even a wonderful troop activity, there are many places that will rent out their sewing rooms for an hour or… Continue reading Simple Tote Bag Pattern

Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

I really don’t like Christmas. I like the idea of it, or the “ideal” of it. Giving someone a thoughtful gift, something you put your heart into, something you worked for that was completely for someone else. Spending time together, actually having time to sit and relax, talk and play. Unfortunately, that ideal has been… Continue reading Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

A Thanksgiving post before the Turkey gets too cold.

Thanksgiving was filled with last-minute projects. Thankfully they were all up-cycling projects! I was able to fill most of my day with sewing, as we were going to a relative’s house for dinner. That being the case, I figured I would gift the hostess with some homemade place mats. The fabric was some home decor… Continue reading A Thanksgiving post before the Turkey gets too cold.