My Five Favorite Things

When I started thinking about this post I had a hard time coming up with just five of my favorite things. But the more I thought about it, I narrowed it down to those items that have really helped me to be creative. So let’s get started. 1. Silhouette Portrait I absolutely love this machine.…

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Midweek Roundup

Happy Hump Day! This past month I had the privilege of being a beta tester for Nikki in Stitches to test drive her new Craft Academy. In addition to checking out the website, I went through her November lessons of her first monthly class, Crafting with your Silhouette.  Even though I work mostly with fabric,…

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How to: Making Stencil Masks From Stamped Images

I was on a stencil making frenzy the other day. I wanted to make stencils with my Silhouette Portrait out of some of my wood printing block and potato masher images. Since I love those  images, making stencils out of them would give me another way to use them. I’ve made stencils from photos and…

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Dyeing for Jillian

Yesterday we celebrated Martha’s daughter turning one year old.  For her party I wanted to give her something special from me. I’m not much of a seamstress so I can’t really sew her any clothing, but I sure can dye! I ordered several white tops online, so I’d have enough to play with and even…

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