• Will You Teach Me To Sew?

    Sometimes Crafter August 29, 2014

    I was actually a little surprised when my 6-year-old son asked me this question a few weeks ago.  “Suuuure…” I said  “What would you like to make?”   He decided he wanted to make a quilt for his Auntie Annie.  I told him to draw what he wanted to make, which of course ended up being this really complicated snow scene, so instead we sat down and looked at photos…

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    Quilting Buzzing Bees

    Sometimes Crafter August 28, 2014

    I had the opportunity to quilt one of the sweetest quilts recently.  It was a sampler quilt with so many bright, cheerful fabrics, depicting all the different seasons.  I went searching to see what this quilt is, and it looks to be part of the Quilty Fun Sew Along & Blog Tour for Lori Holt’s book Quilty Fun (affiliate link). As I do with most of my quilting requests, I sent along…

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  • Hoop Art Tutorial

    Sometimes Crafter August 26, 2014

    Today you will find me at the Benartex blog with a free hoop art tutorial using their Burlap blender fabric line. I walk you through the process of creating a pictorial scene and finishing off your hoop for display.  I also share a few more hoop projects I made with the fabric (like the little cactus in the 4″ hoop above). I just loved using the Burlap fabrics.  They give…

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