Category Archives: Small Sewing

A Little Makeover

There’s just something so cute about tiny kid things. I found this pair of hoop chairs at HomeGoods last week and knew they had to be mine. I’ve been looking at vintage MCM chairs on Etsy and Ebay for weeks and these were a steal compared to the ones I was eying. They were originally […]

Tutorial: Scrappy Stars Hexie Pillow

I have a fun tutorial today as part of the Pillow Collective hosted by Amy Ellis over at Amy’s Creative Side. There are lots of creative and super talented ladies participating so be sure to check out all of the links below. My pillow design was inspired by an obsession with a set of mini […]

Tutorial: Simple Holiday Napkins

{If you’re here for the Classic Modern Quilts blog tour, hop down to this post} These simple napkins are the perfect way to dress up your table during the holidays (or make a set as a hostess gift). I got into the habit of making a set of cloth napkins every six months or so […]

Happy Easter

Lots of bunnies at our family Easter this year! We didn’t do much last year because Ben was still so little, but this year I put together a nice basket for him, including lots of handmade goodies. {Divided basket using this pattern from noodlehead} I used some Melody Miller, Echino, and some Heather Ross fabrics […]


I should have spent the day working on my WIPs for the challenge. But the pincushion kit I ordered on Monday arrived in my mailbox yesterday. I couldn’t not work on it. Penny’s pattern (buy one here) is complete genius. A tiny footstool pincushion?!?! Everyone needs one. I machine-pieced my hexagons, which probably wasn’t the […]