Using Your Material Stash to Make Hot Pads

If you sew a lot or did in the past, you probably have all kinds of left-over material stashed somewhere. I was excited to find a use for part of mine, making fast and super easy hot pads for Christmas gifts.

Making Unpaper Towels

Give up paper towels and substitute homemade "un-paper" towels instead!

How to Make a Simple Apron Without a Pattern

This apron is one like my grammy used to wear. It is simple and easy for a beginner, but advanced sewers like it, too, because they can finish it in two shakes of a lamb's tail!

An Early Christmas Present From The Past

After searching for three years for the perfect modern sewing machine, and never really finding exactly what I wanted, my parents surprised me with an early Christmas gift of a 1961 Singer Slant-O-Matic 500.

The Fun Of Sewing For A Granddaughter

Sometimes you just have to take out time to do something you’ve always enjoyed, such as sewing. A fun project for your granddaughter makes it even better!

Make Your Own Towel Topper

Simple instructions for two versions of a sewn towel topper - an easy afternoon sewing project.

Tie One On Day

I participated in Tie One On Day this year!