Favorite Sewing Notions of 2019

With every new year of fun comes another year full of new sewing notion to play with. This is a list of my favorites that I discovered in 2019. There are obviously many other amazing notions out there. These are just the ones that either drastically improved my workflow or...

Easy Crochet Ornaments

My plan for the holiday season is to spend as much time as possible on my couch finishing up some crochet projects that won't end but need to. As I was crocheting, I decided to tinker and make a couple ornaments. Both are mostly a bunch of double crochets, so...

5-Minute Zipper Snack Pouch

For my 6 year-old twin nephews' birthday, I made them some snack pouches that were just the perfect size to insert a sandwich or other smaller snacks. All you need it a pre-quilted panel, a zipper & some lining, and you've got yourself and easy peasy gift for all. I...

Crochet Shawl for my Mama

So I've basically become a crocheting machine. I've realized that as long as I keep my stitches simple, I don't have to plan and I don't have to think, so Netflix & Crochet can actually be a thang in my household. I was sent two skeins of this gorgeous Sprightly...

Conversion Therapy Map Quilt

Gay conversion therapy is a practice primarily administered to children under 18 that purports the ability to change a person's sexual orientation from gay to straight. Innumerable scientific studies have shown sexuality to be predetermined prior to birth, not something that anyone chooses or can be changed. This practice has...

Pajama Party – Creative Christmas Campaign

Are y’all ready for a pajama party? For those that have been a part of my journey for a bit, you know that my general uniform at home is some variation of pajamas. So when I was asked to work with Simplicity/McCalls for their Creative Christmas Campaign to create some...

Patchwork Basket in Greens

Minki Kim has this super awesome new book out called Zakka from the Heart. In this book, she provides 16 Charming Projects to Warm Any Home and wow is this the understatement of the year. Immediately after I looked through the entire book, I reached out to Minki to let...

Cathedral Window Ornament

My favorite part about this time of year is making handmade ornaments. There's just something about creating a keepsake ornament that it uber special. They can be given as gifts for anyone really (including yourself). To learn how to make this Cathedral Window Ornament, head over to my post on...

Crochet Beanies

I've learned that man can indeed have too many afghan projects going on at a time, so I needed to come up with some smaller getterdone-type projects to validate that I can indeed finish something. Enter the beanie. While my YouTube Channel is down, I thought it'd be neato to...

Playroom Half-Square Triangle Pillow

Back in September, I was sent some of the Half-Square Triangle Templates to give them a whirl. I had just received my strike-offs for Playroom, so I made a quick video to show folks how to use the 4" template. I threw in some of the Pure Solid Coordinates and...