Fall Felt Fox Cup Cozy

The weather is finally beginning to feel like Fall. On a brisk morning, I am so thankful for a good cup of hot coffee. What better way to share that warm feeling than to make a cup cozy for someone special. I created this simple, no- sew cup cozy, I used my Fox die by […]

My Sewing Notions Wreath as Published in Homespun Magazine

So excited to share that my sewing notions wreath has been published in the December 2016 issue of Homespun magazine. This was such a fun project created completely out of thrifted, vintage sewing notions. I originally made this wreath in honor of my mother who taught me to sew. On this wreath are vintage button cards, spools, […]

Designer Crafts Connection – Fabric Elements by Rebekah Meier

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop featuring the Fabric Elements, Mini paper Quilt Kit by Rebekah Meier. For a chance to win a giveaway prize {see below}, please leave a comment on my blog AND visit the Designer Crafts Connection website and enter using the Rafflecopter widget. This project was a creative challenge for me because […]

Sizzix eClips Blog Hop

Welcome to the #sizzixeclips Blog Hop. This blog hop is near and dear to my heart and I had so much fun creating a project using my Fox design available in the eShape store. At the bottom of this post will be instructions on how you can enter for a chance to win a free […]

Embroidered Felt Flower Pillow

This month’s Designer Crafts Connection theme is Favorite Designer Products. As it so happens, my Home Décor Ampersand die from Sizzix has just been released and is currently my favorite designer product. I’ve already shown a project I made using the large Ampersand here so I wanted to show the versatility of this die set by […]

Recycled Denim Basket

In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to create something that involved recycling {instead of upcycling or repurposing} so I dug through my stash of supplies for an idea. I love reusing fabric so I found a pair of old jeans that I had saved and decided to recycle the denim. I made a lined denim […]

Oly*Fun Geometric Metallic Pillow

Welcome to Designer Crafts Connection Oly*Fun sponsored Blog Hop. Oly*Fun material is unique to work with because it doesn’t fray which opens up so many possibilities. The metallic colors are especially trendy which gave me the idea of creating a graphic throw pillow. Please check out the instructions below as well as entering to win some Oly*Fun {Contest […]

Welcome 2016

  I am so excited about this new year. I have so much to be thankful for and I count my family and friends among my many blessings. I am especially grateful to my dear friend for giving me the opportunity to design more for Sizzix. This is going to be a truly amazing year!

Owl Stuffies

Recently, Walmart began carrying the Sizzix quilting line including four fabric dies. I was thrilled to find that one of my designs was among the four selected {the other three are basic quilting shapes}.   My fabric die is an OWL. It can be used as an applique but I decided to use it to make some Stuffies and share the instructions […]

Blooming Christmas Stocking

I designed this Christmas stocking a few years ago for publication in Inspired Ideas. magazine. It was so exciting to be published. It has been a few years so I can now share the instructions and pattern here. The magic behind the “blooming” is using 100% cotton fabrics and a very hot dryer as the last step.