Sewing & Craft Related

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

On June 7th I ordered a new sewing machine. One that I had been eyeing for quiet some time, but never had the courage to purchase. Circumstances finally give me the incentive to purchase, but unfortunately it would be several weeks before it would be delivered as they were out of stock thanks to the pandemic. In choosing what type of machine I...

I Made a Jelly-Roll Rug

I Made a Jelly-Roll Rug

I've been sewing ever since I was a child and I have always loved it. Most of my projects are from patterns bought in the store or more recently online as I never had the desire to create my own designs as I never felt I was talented enough to do that. I have sewn everything from baby doll clothes, to baby clothes, to prom dresses and pretty...

Crafting with a Cricut

Crafting with a Cricut

One of my favorite things in to make crafts. I love turning an object into something beautiful. I might not always get the outcome I was hoping for, but it was still worth the effort that it took to try. This year I was at a new job with new co-workers and wanted to make something special for all 13 of them. Two of the 13 are my bosses, so I...

Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts

Back in January I had made a shadow box gift for my mom for her birthday using my Cricut, so for Mother’s Day I needed to find another gift idea. This time I came up with a sign. It would be easy for her to hang up in her bedroom and be reminded everyday how much she means to me. A picture of me and my Mom from 2011 when we celebrated my...