I’m No Expert, Aloha !

You’d have to be a long time friend of Boomdeeadda to remember when I FIRST mentioned sewing this dress. Did you think it was never going to happen?  I was starting to have my doubts too.  I bought the pattern and material August of 2012 after falling for the lovely peach and aqua fabric.  A […]

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Measuring Up Is Easy

While I’m having a blast sewing a new dress, I thought I’d share a little sewing trick I used on a couple of projects back in July. I prefer to use snaps on garden furniture cushions, camper cushions or anything that requires frequent laundering. The Hawaiian Shirt pillows and Diva Pillow insert, both had snap closures. Snaps lay flatter […]

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Hope You Like Surprises?

I just love surprises and thanks to Alys at Gardening Nirvana, I’m a lucky player in my very first Craft It Forward. What is Craft It Forward? Here’s how it works: I RSVP’d to a special invite to play at Gardening Nirvana and will receive a handmade gift from Alys sometime this year 😀  In return, the […]

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No Pain, No Gain

I was happy to spend a lot of time in my craftroom last week when that winter storm blew through town.  With the  evenings getting dark so early and the snow piling up outside, I got to building myself a cozy little nest inside.  Is it just in our DNA, like little squirrels preparing for winter? […]

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