Just one thing and a cloth napkin tutorial

picnic kit

We are in the season of cook outs, barbeques, picnics and outdoor parties.  And with that comes garbage bags full of  trash.  Plastic utensils, plastic plates and plastic table cloths.  All single use and all end up in a landfill or worse out in the ocean, it's pretty much a nightmare and all for a … [Read more...]

How to make fabric bowls…

fabric bowl tutorial

When I'm sewing at my machine there's a lot of thread and tiny scraps being thrown around and it always ends up on the floor.  Though I love to vacuum doing it every single day is a bit much. I needed a thread catcher.  So off I went to my Pinterest DIY board for some inspiration.  I found this … [Read more...]

I’ve made some pillows….a quick and easy tutorial

Llyta Firecracker fabric

With warmer weather fast approaching I wanted to make some pillows with a fresh, light-colored fabric that would harmonize with all the neutrals in my living room.  I also wanted some more color!  I headed over to my Pinterest fabric board to go over what I had collected.  Most of what I really love … [Read more...]

One of the cutest things I’ve ever made, a little girls apron….

girls apron

  I am thoroughly enjoying making these aprons.  I forgot what led me to Aesthetic Nest, a gorgeous blog chock full of inspiration and wonderful tutorials,  it may have been Pinterest, surprise, surprise!  Anneliese, the woman behind Aesthetic Nest made this apron for her daughters and I had … [Read more...]

A fresh baked loaf and a bag to keep it in…

fresh baked bread

    Look at that amazing loaf of bread peeking out of that bread bag!  Farm to Hearth is a new bakery in Haddam and they make the most delicious bread and I'm not exaggerating one bit.   All their bread is made by hand, no machines. They're open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and … [Read more...]

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