Applique for the Holidays + $700 Sewing Product Giveaway

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 cloth {teflon or Applique pressing sheet} ***** First, you'll want to choose some fun fabric scraps from your stash. Place them on top of the Wonder Under with right side up.  Iron to adhere. NOTE:  If your piece is smaller than the wonder under, you may want to use a {teflon} ironing sheet to protect your iron.  Once the iron hits the wonder under, it melts and loves to stick … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Week Starts May 7

So, I like to think I'm pretty creative person when it comes to craftiness, but I sometimes need a bit of help.  You may like my tactic, or you may hate it, but I did go to Pinterest to help me out with my Teacher Appreciation gifts this year.  I'm going to go out on a limb and try to do something different this year.  Our boys' teachers usually get a taradara creation, but I'm thinking they might have about one of everything I've made ... LOL!  Well, not quite ... but... Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 7th, so we have some time to make some goodies for them {they deserve it!!!  I love our boys' teachers!!!!!!!!}. Here are a few Teacher Appreciation handmade gifts that caught my … [Read more...]