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More tutu fun!

Last week, I share a tutu-orial I created for May Arts on how to create a simple tutu from tulle.  Today, as part of Kraftin’ Kimmie’s Wonderful Wednesday challenge, I thought I would share a couple more projects I created inspired by ballerinas! 251 more words


Part 1 - Free Motion Machine Quilted Bags!

I’ve made lots of bags decorated with machine quilting (actually, I only make bags to show off the fabric embellished with my free machine quilting!).  I started making machine quilted bags many years ago when I started teaching – they were a fun and practical way to show off my passion. 186 more words

Free Motion Quilting

Sweet Jane Petite by Chelsea Thorpe

Simple easy clothing for you and your little one .

For a while now I have been dabbling in children’s clothing inspired of course by my own children. 230 more words

The Family Design Store

My Signature

I enjoy keeping things simple and classic. I also like to add my background to many of my styles.  The blue dress is a signature look I have on my instagram, facebook, twitter, etc.   24 more words


July 21, 2014

For the past week and a half, I have had a terrible cold. I wasn’t sure that I would be able to make a post tonight because of it, but I woke up this morning feeling better and immediately got to work on a project that I have put on hold for a while. 185 more words


Butterick 6019 -- A Polka Dot Bombshell Dress

Howdy, friends! I hope this missive finds you well. I have been doing some sewing and knitting lately and finally have something finished to show you! 690 more words

Completed Sewing Projects

And now we have a Disney Princess.

I have to say, up until yesterday, I was a little worried about Jasmine. I loved how it was coming together, but something was missing. Something Disney-princess-y. 403 more words

Personal Sewing