My Snowy Sewing Retreat

I'm prepping for my Sewing and Stitchery Expo classes. My home Sewing Spa is wonderful, but I had a chance to get away. And, just sew. In the mountains in a warm cabin. With a beautiful view. Surrounded by snow. By myself. With daffodils sent along by my hubby. Yes, be jealous! Day One was… Continue reading My Snowy Sewing Retreat

sewing · Sewing With Knits

Sewing With Knits – The Basics

Hey, I'm on the Sewing and Stitchery Expo blog again! I'm so honored to have been asked to write another post and especially thrilled that the post is about my favorite fabrics - Knits!! A few things I didn't say in the post: Knits are SUPER easy to sew with. There are a few tricks,… Continue reading Sewing With Knits – The Basics

More Blogging, More Sewing · sewing

Cozy Little Sews – More Blogging, More Sewing

When it comes to weather I'm a definite fair weather fan and a twin to Goldilocks. Not too hot. Not too cold. But, just right. Anything else and my inner pouty princess appears! So, when the temperatures drop, I just want to wrap myself and everything around me in cozy warmth! Preferably handmade. Sewing gets… Continue reading Cozy Little Sews – More Blogging, More Sewing

sewing · Creative Opportunities · Sewing Philosophy

12 Reasons I Love My Sewful Life

You know I really, REALLY love what I do! Most days, you'll find me blissfully writing about sewing, laptop on lap, terrier snuggled close and a silly movie in the background. Seriously, is this even real life? I am sew blessed - beyond measure! There's been a lot of excitement in my Sewful Life this… Continue reading 12 Reasons I Love My Sewful Life

sewing · Creative Opportunities

Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – Online Registration is Open!

It's time!! Online class and event registration is now OPEN for the 2018 Sewing & Stitchery Expo! Key excitement extraordinaire!!! If you're ready, click here. My Registration Recommendations Sign up for my classes! Yes, this is shameless self-promotion, but I guarantee you'll have fun and learn a lot. My goal is to always give you "more… Continue reading Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – Online Registration is Open!

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

The Sewful Life’s 2017 Top Ten

The Sewful Life will be celebrating it's first birthday at the end of February 2018! Prompted by lovely posts I've seen on other blogs, I thought it would be fun to re-cap the 2017 Sewful Life posts you liked the most. So . . . . (or should that be sew?) . . . here… Continue reading The Sewful Life’s 2017 Top Ten

Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

My Warm & Cozy, Easy Wool Wrap

My hubby and I are privileged to spend Christmas in Narnia every year. AKA Cascade Meadows Camp where our son is the Director. He, our wonderful DIL, and our grand-dog live blissfully in this glorious mountain setting all year round. It's a step out of the "real" world and we love to visit. Maybe it… Continue reading My Warm & Cozy, Easy Wool Wrap

sewing · Quilting · Creative Opportunities

Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – The Brochure is Ready!

It's EASY for me to get to the Puyallup WA Sewing & Stitchery Expo every year. That's one of the lovely perks of living in the state of Washington. But, no matter where you live, you should be coming to the show the first weekend in March of 2018, too! Over the next few weeks… Continue reading Sewing & Stitchery Expo 2018 – The Brochure is Ready!

Seasonal Sewing · sewing

Raggy Christmas Trees

Are the kids getting restless? I have a solution. Grab those little bits of fabric stashed in your sewing space and you can all have a wonderful time creating Raggy Christmas Trees! They're easy, quick to make and offer lots of opportunity for creative memory making! My Raggy Christmas Tree forest began with a tree… Continue reading Raggy Christmas Trees

Seasonal Sewing · sewing

10 Minute Fabric Gift Bags

The next to last installment in my Christmas Crafting series! Fabric Gift Bags were one of the goodies I made for the one-night mini Craft Bazaar at our church. I've always thought these were great since I'm all for more fabric, more of the time. If you have Christmas fabric leftovers, this is a great… Continue reading 10 Minute Fabric Gift Bags