Win $50 of fabric from The Fabric Fairy!

You may have seen already, but there are a bunch of giveaways going on all over blogland today. That's because it's Super Saturday over at The Daily Sew Facebook page!! Every hour there is a new giveaway posted. If you don't already like that page, click over there now and like it. Then come back … Continue reading Win $50 of fabric from The Fabric Fairy!

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Thrifting Love: fabric and notion heaven

The thrift store is my happy place. That's usually where my car heads when I have some kid-free time [and on days when I'm feeling brave, with my kids] This last weekend, I swung into my favorite local thrift store and hit the jackpot.Not only did I find myself in thrifting heaven, with the mother … Continue reading Thrifting Love: fabric and notion heaven

Thrifting Love!

There's a local thrift stop that I frequent and just adore. There's an entire section of the store devoted to sewing supplies. Um, hello! Love.Just this last weekend, I found a good stack of vintage patterns - including this fabulous flared pants beauty. And this stack of fabric - fabric! Not just a bunch of … Continue reading Thrifting Love!

Fabric + Vintage Trimmings! [oh yeah, another giveaway!]

I hope you've checked out the fabulous 24 yards of fabric that we're giving away here. Part of me wishes I wasn't involved so I could win all that loveliness. ;) Giving away fabric makes me giddy. So much so that I couldn't stop. So I've got MORE lovelies to give away today, from my … Continue reading Fabric + Vintage Trimmings! [oh yeah, another giveaway!]

Thoughts on fabric, boring decor, and lack of commitment…

I have had the same curtains in my living room for about six years. I made them not long after we moved into our house, and they've served our little home well. The thing about them is that they're... well, boring. Brown and boring.¬†When I made them, I wanted something neutral to go with the … Continue reading Thoughts on fabric, boring decor, and lack of commitment…

Boys Will Be Boys: Cloth Light Saber Tutorial

It's another day of our gift series, Boys Will Be Boys, so Handmake Their Toys! Today's tutorial is sure to win over the hearts of any boy who has a love for Star Wars. Or turning things into a weapon. And for you, the lovely handmade gift maker? An easy sew, but one that your … Continue reading Boys Will Be Boys: Cloth Light Saber Tutorial

I Did a Little Shopping… [some deals you should know about!]

I wasn't planning on it, but somehow I found myself at JoAnn Fabrics today. Not early - I love my sleep too much to get up at 4am to go shopping! But one of the all-day deals they have today is 75% off flannel. Have I mentioned how cold it gets here in Wisconsin? Flannel … Continue reading I Did a Little Shopping… [some deals you should know about!]