Girls Do It – (Mostly) Handmade Gift Ideas

Girls Do It – (Mostly) Handmade Gift Ideas

Last year my high school daughter wanted to make her friends a present for Christmas.  The problem was her friends – should she limit her gift-giving to just her closest friends or give to every one in the wider circle?  Well, she went with the wider circle,...
My Sewing Student Makes a Bag!

My Sewing Student Makes a Bag!

I have been teaching beginning sewing lessons in my home recently.  I have had several wonderful students.  This week’s student shows great promise.  She came to me having already created items on her own.  The purpose of our lesson was to get acquainted with...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

May your Thanksgiving be filled with food, family, friends and fiber! My daughter, son and I made these adorable pumpkins using this...
I Won – and I Like Winning!

I Won – and I Like Winning!

Yay!  I won my first blog giveaway.  Is it wrong that I like winning?  It’s fun to “play”, but it’s more fun to “win.” I admit, I like giving gifts, but I like receiving gifts, too!  Is that selfish?  I especially love surprises....
Painted Tin

Painted Tin

A painted tin, filled with goodies (popcorn, candies, small toys) makes a lovely gift.  This is what Annie created for me for Christmas last year.  She spent many hours painting the seasons on it and filled it with my favorite candy...