I’ve made dozens of quilts in the last 25 years, so when I decided to make a baby quilt last spring, I figured it would be a cinch. Silly me. I forgot that being out of practice would mean a lower skill level than I remembered having.Continue reading Without Regular Practice, Skills Fade
The constant negative news about how human activities and waste products are hurting the environment and wildlife have motivated me to make some changes. For example, determined to reduce my use of plastic, I made a carrying case for silverware to put in my purse. Now when I grab a quick bite out, I don’t have to use a plastic fork. Below are instructions for making this simple portable pocket, which is fast to sew and also makes a thoughtful present.Continue reading DIY Pouch for Reusable Utensils
A homemade bag for use on dog walks lets me use up fabric scraps and show off my favorites colors.
As a beginner quilter, I proved that I get by with a little help from my friends.
My first sewing project in ages led to mistakes that I am grateful for.