Memory Quilt

Make a Memory Quilt

I was so honored to be asked to create this memory quilt of a former colleague’s friend who lost her Grandpa. She sent the box of Grandpa’s shirts for me to use and I could’ve sworn I was opening a box of my very own Grampa’s shirts.  The western button/snap up plaid shirts that I’m [Read On]

DIY Snowman Decoration

easy diy snowman tutorial

It’s really a project that will be all you!  Your color choices, the shapes you cut your strips in to, how you arrange them; it will be YOUR own funky creation!  I’m simply here to guide you along. You’ll need: Background fabric {appox 12″ x 18-20″} Backing fabric {approx 14″ x 20-22″} Scrap fabrics {white [Read On]

Easy Christmas Applique Towels

Easy DIY Christmas sewing decoration tutorial

In keeping with the Christmas crafting, here’s an easy Christmas Applique Towel tutorial for you to make for gifts or for your own home. Christmas up your guest bath with these pretties! You’ll need: Hand towel and/or washcloth Fabric scraps RicRac or Fun Yarn Wonder Under or Heatbond Sewing machine Scissors Iron Non stick Pressing cloth [Read On]

Holiday Bake, Craft, Sew-Along (HUGE giveaway!)

taradara christmas tree wall hanging decoration

I am over at Skip to my Lou guest posting today for the Holiday Bake Craft Sew Along. I’ve sewn and teach you how to sew this funky Christmas Tree decoration Dust your sewing machine off and create with me!  This is a super killer easy project that won’t take you long at all AND [Read On]

Daily Craft TV

Taradara is on Daily Craft TV teaching about sewing applique techniques!!

IT’S HERE!!!!! It’s online ready for viewing!!! What is it? Remember a few months ago, I shared that I went to the studio to tape a few instructional sewing shows? Well, I JUST found one of them up and available on Daily Craft TV!!!! WOOT!!!!!! WOW!!!! It’s actually the first time I’ve seen myself … [Read On]

Over at The Sewing Loft

The Sewing Loft has an amazing Sewing Series in honor of National Sewing Month

Hey friends! I’m so pleased to be sharing a sewing tutorial in honor of National Sewing Month over at The Sewing Loft.  For those visiting from The Sewing Loft, welcome!!! My friend, Heather, has a whole month long series introducing new tools and/or tutorials that her sewing and creative friends are sharing.  I’m learning a [Read On]

Sewing DVD Series Taping

Sewing DVD instructional video series

How lucky am I? I feel so happy and in my element to be at the studio again taping more Sewing DVD instructional videos! I was recently there taping for Daily Craft TV, you can read the post and see pictures from it here.  And that was a LOT of fun! But this time, it [Read On]

Craft Projects on Daily Craft TV

Craft projects on Daily Craft TV

I had the pleasure of going to the Sew News studios and taping 2 one hour segments for Daily Craft TV!!! It was so great to have hair and make up done once again!  It’s always so nice to not have to do it yourself!  Sorry for the grainy picture … iPhone snapshot … I [Read On]

Sewing Tutorials in Sew It All magazine

Check out Sew It All magazine this month, Taradara is in it with 2 sewing tutorials

The day has finally come where I can say that “I’m published in a magazine”!  I wrote 2 sewing tutorials in Sew It All magazine ready to hit newsstands any day now.  What an exciting moment to open up a magazine and see your products and tutorial right there! They recently had me as a [Read On]

Applique for the Holidays + $700 Sewing Product Giveaway

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I’m so happy to be here and over at Skip to my Lou today showing you how to EASILY applique a plain hand towel and washcloth to give them some holiday CHEER! You’ll need: Hand towel and/or washcloth Fabric scraps RicRac or Fun Yarn Wonder Under or Heatbond Sewing machine Scissors Iron Non stick Pressing [Read On]

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