Rembering a Father with a Memory Angel Ornament

Rembering a Father with a Memory Angel Ornament

A customer asked if I could make an angel ornament using her dad’s shirt. I had made a memory pillow and had scrap fabric to make the angel. I searched Pinterest and found this tutorial for an adorable angel on the blog Selimut-ku. I added the embroidery to...
My Whole30 Experience and 24 Year Weight Loss Journey

My Whole30 Experience and 24 Year Weight Loss Journey

I want to share my weight loss journey with you. It is really a lifetime story. I was a chubby kid. I am not sure what factors contributed to this, since none of my siblings were chubby as kids. I was self-conscious about it. At times I had to buy jeans in the boy...
Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

If you are like me, at this time of year you need some inspiration for gift-giving. I love to make handmade gifts, but have made my expectations a bit more realistic. The past few years I have not tried to make every gift by hand. Instead, I try to make a handmade...
DIY Nook Book Holder

DIY Nook Book Holder

There was a bright spot in the interminable speeches I sat through with my daughter during college orientation weekend. A dean suggested that the students take the time to wander the stacks. His message included “wandering the stacks” of the various...
DIY PVC Apron – Keeps You Dry When Dishwashing!

DIY PVC Apron – Keeps You Dry When Dishwashing!

I was invited by Terry’s Fabrics to create a tutorial using some of their fantastic fabric!  I settled on some PVC fabric – a coated cotton fabric.  With the holidays approaching, we will be spending a lot of time at the kitchen sink washing dishes. I hate...