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Sewing Machine Showcase – Singer 237

I picked up the Singer 237, a gem of a basic sewing machine, while travelling to pick up my Singer Featherweight machine for my wedding anniversary.  While shopping for the Featherweight, I found this machine...

Sewing Machine Showcase – Singer 301

My Singer 301 sewing machine has become my favourite sewing machine for piecing quilts.  It’s one that I would recommend to any quilter looking for a solid straight stitch machine. I never really sought out the...

TV Show Marathon Fabric Gift Basket

Last night I attended my friend’s 30th birthday party.  The party decor and food was themed based on in-jokes from the Friends TV show.  For her gift, I wanted to give a little something...

Sewing Machine Showcase – Singer 99

Last year while thrifting I picked up this vintage sewing machine with case. I was instantly drawn in by the case, which had this beautiful Singer handle and a two-colour design in beige and...

Easy Infant Gnome Costume

      This year I celebrated Halloween with my baby at home rather than going to any kind of event.  I wanted to share a quick photo with you of my son’s costume....

Pillowcase Ottoman DIY

I originally had a very cute but not somewhat uncomfortable wooden rocking chair for the corner of my nursery.  I lucked into this great garage sale find and was able to complete my nursery: a used...

Cinnamon Toast Crunch French Toast

My husband often makes me French Toast on Saturday mornings.  The recipe I’m sharing today is my husband’s idea and was inspired by one of our favourite restaurants that dips their French Toast in...

Origami Stars

I wanted to make a jar full of origami stars. I decided to use origami paper to make the process as smooth as possible, as opposed to cutting printed paper I had on hand into strips....