Table for Two? Hand sewn placemats and napkins

Well actually four!  My father commissioned me (does family count as a commission?) to make these table sets for two different couples who recently got married.  The tutorial I used for these DIY Reversible Cloth Placemats & Napkins can be found on Centsational Style. The first request was for his great nephew and new wife. The wedding … Continue reading Table for Two? Hand sewn placemats and napkins


    I finished my quilt for the Orlando Modern Quilt Guild’s wonderful quilt drive #QuiltsforPulse. Their original plan was to give a quilt to every survivor of the tragedy at the Pulse nightclub, but the response was so overwhelming they are now extending the gifts to the families, doctors, nurses and first responders involved. … Continue reading QuiltsforPulse

711 Walnut St.

This is a little wall hanging I made for my mother of the house I grew up in with her and my sister. My mother is an artist; she paints, draws and is also the person who taught me how to sew.  My inspiration for this gift to her came from a watercolor/pen&ink painting she gave … Continue reading 711 Walnut St.

¼” Seam or Bust!

Have you ever had a mental block on doing something and when you finally decide to just deal with it you realize it wasn’t that hard after all? That is how I felt about dealing with my quilt blocks not quite lining up together. The corner points here and there just don’t always seem to … Continue reading ¼” Seam or Bust!


My mother’s birthday gift request to me was for a new make-up case. She was very specific about it; even drawing me a picture with the dimensions and all! I choss the colorful bold flower fabric, that Mom would love. There are oodles of free patterns online for diy makeup bags but I ended up … Continue reading Bean&bag