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If I only had an owl…

This birthday gift would’ve arrived on time, instead of being a few days late! But like I always say, why not extend the celebration a bit?

This is a collection of Harry Potter-themed items for a friend who is turning 10 today. But Parker was so enamored with everything I made that he decided he wants a Harry […]

Selfish Sewing


This little project reminds me of the saying “The cobbler’s children have no shoes,” though in this case, it would be “The cobbler herself has no shoes.” For YEARS, I have been using a small, leather wallet that does not work very well at all. It has slots for cards, but when I actually put cards in it, […]

Quilts for Boston and Giveaway Winner

Before we get to the giveaway winner, I wanted to encourage any quilters out there to submit a block to the Boston Modern Quilt Guild, which is making quilts for those injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. The deadline is May 24. (click on the image below for more details)

The guild is asking for […]


I completely forgot about Giveaway Day at Sew, Mama, Sew! until this morning, but lucky for you, I also finished up a little project last night. I actually was going to give this to my mom for Mother’s Day, but instead, it will go to one of you lucky readers! (Don’t worry, I will make another […]

Why crafting with a friend is a bad idea…

If you want to have anything new to post on your blog

OK, I can’t blame my entire lack of blogging on my friend and fellow crafter, Annmarie. But it is true that during our most recent get-together, I sewed a bunch of the squares for my postage stamp quilt together the wrong way and didn’t […]