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]

I’m a CoverGirl + Sew News Magazine Giveaway

Taradara is a CoverGirl!

Hey all!!! This has been such a great week!!!!  Life is pretty good, but it was certainly made GREAT when I received these in the mail. My design made the cover!!! {want one?  read on….} I’m sew excited to announce that the new winter edition of the Sew News Magazine is on the newsstands!!! So [Read On]

Taradara is on the Cover (of Sew News!!)

Taradara on the cover of Sew News magazine with 3 of a kind Christmas stockings

How exciting is this???!!!  My 3 of a Kind Christmas stocking design is on the cover of Sew News!! Sew exciting!! I keep thinking in my crazy little head, “I’m on the cover of the Rolling Stone!!!” LOL! What a surprise and a true honor to be right there!!!! I can imagine now what’s like [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]

The Sewing Loft’s first Simplicity Pattern!

The Sewing Loft Simplicity Giveaway

Being a fiber artist and handmade business owner, I love seeing other talented seamstresses excel and do well. My friend, Heather of The Sewing Loft, has JUST released her FIRST sewing pattern with Simplicity!  Can you believe that?!  How amazing is this? I am so proud of her!! She is a wealth of information and [Read On]

Sew it All TV DVD

Sew it All DVD Season 5 featuring Tara Rex, Kathy Cano-Murillo (Crafty Chica), Angela Yosten, Heather Bailey, and many more

Great news, friends!  The Sew It All TV Season 5 DVD is now available for purchase!! You may remember earlier this year, I taped an episode for Sew It All on PBS with host, Ellen March.  I taught the viewers how to make a fabric bracelet and a card holder.  For the written tutorial and [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]

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