• Projects,  Sewing

    Autumn Apple Simple Strip Quilt

    This project that I’m sharing with you is one of my early quilting projects from when I was just beginning to get comfortable with the process of layering batting.  I didn’t follow a pattern; instead, I simply created a repeating pattern of rectangular bricks. I was a big fan of offset bricks when I started quilting, especially ones further divided by sashing, because this type of layout makes it so that you don’t have the line up corners perfectly.  Imperfections in piecing are easily hidden. I had two prints in my collection that featured a blue-jean shade of blue.  The golden-yellow, red, and white flowers with the green accents were the inspiration to bring all…

  • Columns,  Tutorials

    Felted Acorns

    Fall is my favorite season, well behind winter anyways and in my opinion it is never to early to start on some fall inspired crafts. I’ve seen needle and wet felting before and wanted to try it out for myself to make some hand felted acorns with some of the acorn caps I collected while up north on my vacation. These acorns are great for all kinds of uses, put them in a glass vase for great fall decor or even make a couple into a cute brooch or necklace! The great thing is this craft only takes a few simple steps.   What you’ll need: Merino wool Bar of…