Free Pillowcase Patterns ~ Make a Pillowcase for a Good Cause

Pillowcases to make and give

All People Quilt has so many lovely free downloadable pillowcase patterns…you can download a pattern, sew up a pillowcase and keep it, give it away or donate a pillowcase or multiple pillowcases to a good cause.   make a case for a good cause In 3 easy steps, turn your love of quilting and sewing into messages of comfort, hope and love – for a foster child, a cancer patient, victims of domestic violence, and others. The idea is simple {Read More}

Sew Happy ~ 30 Minute Coasters

Fabric-Coasters-Ready-for-Gift-Giving

I love to sew and have loved to sew since I was about 7-years-old.  I started with hand sewing and then moved on to an old Singer cabinet model which I loved. One Christmas when I was in high school I asked for-and got-a ‘modern’ Singer sewing machine.  That gift propelled me into larger sewing projects-pure joy! When I was 21 I received a great present – a fully computerized Singer with every bell & whistle…oh how I loved that {Read More}

For the Love of Sewing!

simple-six-pocket-bag

I love sewing!  I haven’t really had the time to sew for several years now but that doesn’t stop me from admiring the creations of those that do.  There are so many great blogs out there that feature sewing, many with free downloads and tutorials.  I don’t like to steal anybody else’s thunder-therefore most of the sewing creations featured in this post are from Better Homes and Gardens, one from Martha Stewart and two from fellow bloggers.  If you have {Read More}

Vintage Pin Cushion Tutorial

Vintage Pin Cushion tutorial @cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This was such a simple craft to make and I just ♥love♥ the way it turned out! A few weeks ago I came across this craft in Romantic Country Magazine and have been wanting to make it ever since.  This is a design by Dawn Edmonson at The Feathered Nest.  I went to my favorite antique store yesterday, The Preserve Cottage {Pam also has a wonderful online shop} and found the beautiful silver plated, monogrammed creamer and used that as my starting point.  I had {Read More}

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