Sewing Machine Cover

Embroidered and Quilted Sewing Machine Cover - sew

Sometimes you just need a quick project. And by "quick", I mean you make a sampler three years ago, insert it into a quilted panel the next year, and then let it languish in the Works In Progress pile for another couple of years, before spending an hour finishing it off. I am in the midst of fitting and sewing a Christmas party outfit for myself, and … [Read more...]

Miniature Vestments

Miniature Vestments

I don't often volunteer to do sewing projects for other people, but I was more than willing to make an exception for this project. We are so happy to have the "Catechisis of the Good Shepherd" catechism program available to our children. It is a program based of of the work Maria Montessori that guides the children on their spiritual path to knowing and … [Read more...]

Alison Glass Embroidered Pillow

Alison Glass Embroidery Design - sewn by sew

I met Alison Glass' gorgeous designs during the spring Quilt Market and I love her style. So, when I needed an embroidery project to bust my boredom with during August, I ordered her pattern and sent Andy to the store to pick out floss that matched my chair. He did good, didn't he? It is nice to have a visual artist as a spouse. I was especially … [Read more...]

Slow Progress

Embroidery sewn by, pattern by Alison Glass

Sheesh! That was a depressing post to leave hanging out on my blog. I thought I should bump it down with a little update to say Thank You So MUCH for all of your prayers and words of encouragement. I am slowly improving. I am healing well from surgery and only need pain meds on occasion, which means I have my brain back! And I am able to do things … [Read more...]

Five Lil’ Pickles

Pickle Ornaments, made by, designed by Abby Glassenberg

Normally, I would keep my Christmas gift crafting under wraps, but in the case of these pickle ornaments, I just had to share. Don't they make you giggle? Why you ask? Um... Why Not? And there is a fun little tradition where you hide a pickle ornament on your Christmas tree for your holiday guests to find. Silly good times. Want to make some of … [Read more...]