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What is a fat quarter of fabric? Is it better than a normal quarter of fabric?

What is a Fat Quarter of Fabric?

I remember clearly. It was almost seven or eight years ago. I asked my mother-in-law if she knew what a fat quarter of fabric was. We were visiting my in-laws…

Pink Patchwork Pillow

Pink Patchwork Pillow Covers

(Please know that affiliate links have been used in this post.) I think it all changed when I was pregnant with my third little boy. I started craving pink. I…

Vintage Sheet Patchwork Quilt. Yellow, pink, blue, and green.

A Finished Quilt Made from Vintage Sheets

Maybe this is my fourth or fifth patchwork quilt made from vintage sheets? Either way, I’m growing more and more fond of vintage items. Last night I went and picked…

How to find time to sew and quilt and craft while taking care of kids?

Sewing + Crafting + Etsy + Instagram + Quilting and MOTHERHOOD

I recently had a few fellow Instagram friends (who also happen to be moms) ask me how I find so much time to sew. They mentioned how I get SO…

How to sew French seams. How to get rid of raw edges on your pillow covers.

How to Sew French Seams…on the INSIDE of your Pillow

Why? Why take the time to sew a French seam on the INSIDE? If these pillow covers were for my own home, I wouldn’t take the time. Since they are…

Four Tips for Improving Quilted Pillow Covers. How to Sew a Pillow Cover.

Four Tips for Improving your Pillow Covers

(Please note that affiliate links have been used in this post.) I kind of feel like I am giving up some trade secrets here, but then again, I may be…

Modern fire place mantle with shiplap and white subway tile.

A New Fireplace with Shiplap and White Subway Tile

My husband, Peter, and I love our home. It’s the perfect size for our three boys and us. We live in a subdivision not far from a large city, and…

Summer Fabric Bundle, mint green, pink, mustard yellow, black & white bundle. Cotton quilting fabric.

Summer Fabric Bundle

My favorite part of the quilting process is combining fabrics and mixing patterns, but I found a new shop that offers some already curated beautiful bundles! The majority of the…

Vintage Pillow Covers, Pink, Purple, Orange, Yellow, Green. Quilted Pillow Cover.

Vintage Inspired Floral Throw Pillows

(Please note that affiliate links have been used in this post.) If you’ve been following along here or on Instagram for any length of time, you know full well that…

baby quilt made from gauze and wool batting. hand quilted.

How to Sew a Cotton Gauze Baby Quilt

(Please note affiliate links have been used in this post.) My little guy, Miles, is almost four months, and I just finished up his little gauze quilt. I learned a…

More Quilted Pillow Covers

Are you a neutral loving gal? Or, do you lean toward a bit of color? I go back and forth, but I almost always find myself drawn to a bit…

How to package an Etsy order. Cute and creative packaging supplies.

How to Package an Etsy Order

(Please note this post contains affiliate links.) If you check out my Etsy Shop today, you will see I have only 35 sales. I am not an Etsy expert and…

Colorful + Floral Inspired Wedding Shower Decorations (with Vintage Sheet Bunting)

(Please note affiliate links were used in this post.) Decorating is not really my forte. I don’t have trouble picking out what I like, but the thoughts of coordinating and…

Llama Fabrics is having a HUGE Sale

(Please note that affiliate links have been used in this post.) Hey friends, I’ve never put a post up before about a specific fabric sale, but this one was a…

How to Sew with Vintage Sheets

(Please note that affiliate links have been used in this post.) This weekend, I finished my third quilt made solely from vintage sheets. These have been so fun for me,…

What is Fussy Cutting?

Have you ever found someone online that makes the most beautiful quilts? We all have different styles and colors and patterns we prefer. Rita from Red Pepper Quilts makes the…

White Ceramic Hanging Pot

You guys. My husband hit it out of the park this year with my Mother’s Day gift. I think I had pinned this hanging indoor pot on last year’s Christmas…

Economy Block Quilt – Work in Progress

Lots of fussy cutting and trimming this weekend! I am thoroughly enjoying piecing these economy blocks together. I am using Red Pepper Quilt’s tutorial for making and trimming economy blocks.…

Kerchief Girls & Vintage Fruit Label Fabric

I promise this will be the last post for a while that just features fabric. I told you last week was all rain. I guess cloudy and wet days call…

Heather Ross’ Scattered Floral Fabric

I told you yesterday that last week was the week for buying fabric. Yes, indeed, it was. I have plans for a vintage inspired floral star quilt, and once I…