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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...

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....

Light & Bright Closet Makeover

My master bedroom closet is definitely not a Pinterest dream closet; for starters, it’s only 3 feet wide, which is smaller than what most pre-fab closet systems are designed for.  I had a standard clothing bar and...