I’m a CoverGirl + Sew News Magazine Giveaway

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 life is certainly great, but then it got even more AMAZING when I walked in to JoAnn's and saw it on the actual stand as a FEATURED TITLE!!! Then it opens up, the article goes on for pages ... and then ... the last page has an advertisement. An ad for Daily Craft TV.  The applique tutorial that I did is advertised! Would you like to win one?  You can just by entering below... a … [Read more...]

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

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 for new artists to hear their song on the radio for the very first time!  {this isn't quite near as exciting but it's pretty close for a small town girl like me!} Go to Sew News.com and you can see all the creative articles in this edition set to be on newsstands this week. Here's a full picture of the lovelies.... The colors and designs add an eclectic flair to Christmas decor.  Gone are the days … [Read more...]

Sewing DVD Series Taping

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 was a bit different.  Notice how I'm solo mijo ... that was it, just me and 3 cameras! YIKES!!! After the first few takes, I got my groove on and knocked two segments out! I did one on picture wall hangings and how to choose fabrics ... and much more, but I can't go in to too much detail. And, I did another on how to make this adorable pillow cover ... Don't you just LOVE it!!!  I do!! I talk about where to find … [Read more...]

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 got to tape with Nikki of Sew News, she was a great host and kept things moving along smoothly.  Isn't she a doll!  I think next time, I'll wear heels!  And we'll take the picture together at the BEGINNING of the shoot so I'm fresh!  Talking all day took a lot out of me ... who knew that could be possible???!!! An hour is a LONG time to tape without many cuts!!!  We pretty much tape the whole segment continuously, so … [Read more...]