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Nursing Pads – Reuseable!

I found a great tutorial to make washable nursing pads on Walking with Dancers. (A really nice “young mom” blog, by the way!) My niece asked me a couple of weeks ago if I could make some reuseable nursing pads for her. She has some commercially made ones...

Thinking About Fall?

It was so cold last night that I wore sweat pants to bed. Tomorrow the high is going to be in the 90s. Late summer/early fall weather is usually unsettled but this is the most bizarre weather I have experienced. So, in keeping with the craziness, I am going to start...

Quilted Market Tote

I went to a “Wine and Dine” event this past weekend and was thinking about what I was going to use to carry the wine glasses and appetizer I was taking with me. I have lots of those reuseable grocery bags but I wanted something pretty. Since I have lots of...

My Swap!

I participated in a “Swap and Tell” two weeks ago. I offered one of the burlap pillows I make and Ann from Tarnished Royalty offered a pair of earrings made with vintage buttons. I received my earrings on Friday and they are lovely. She makes a wonderful...

Quick sewing project!

My mom and I are participating in a large community yard sale this weekend. While reading through my Bloglovin feed I found a great tutorial to make a utility type of apron. We are going to use ours for change, paper pad, calculator, etc. during the yard sale but it...

Swap and Tell!

I thought the idea for a “Swap and Tell” linky party was great so I am adding my “swap” item to the list. The premise is that you list something from your shop that you would like to swap for something from another shop, complete the swap,...

Watermelon!

  I just cut a pretty seedless watermelon, trimmed and cubed perfect bites in about 2 minutes. I feel like a ninja! Want to know how I did it? Check out this YouTube video. While I can’t compete with his knife skills, cutting up the watermelon took me much...

I LOVE this pattern!

  Just finished the flimsy of this wonderful tree skirt pattern this afternoon. It really is a great pattern. It is written well with excellent instructions. As soon as I have it quilted I will cut into it and make the space for the tree trunk and the closures....
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Suzan

Hi! I am Suzan and I live in a very small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. I began my sewing journey when I was 14 years old and made my first dress. After moving to Pennsylvania I discovered quilting and realized how much I enjoyed working with fabric and design. Learn more about me here.