Four day weekend at Whatever Craft House -loving a girl’s retreat!

I recently experienced an amazing 4 day sewing retreat at The Whatever Craft House, hosted by my dear friend, fabric and pattern designer, Jackie Clark¬†(you know, the tutor, amazing sewing enthusiast,¬†accomplished cook). For a tour of the Whatevercraft House and more info click HERE. Immediately, I feel at home here. Dear friends, Tamara Gonzales andContinue reading “Four day weekend at Whatever Craft House -loving a girl’s retreat!”

His & hers weekend hobbies

We work hard. We play hard. Last weekend was one that sort of wraps us up as a couple, a family. He likes cars, motorcycles, speed, & sports. I like art, sewing, painting and decorating. Some weekends we both get to full-fill our dreams in some measure. I think because my dreams are less expensiveContinue reading “His & hers weekend hobbies”

Making a string quilt with scraps!

I am addicted to small bits of colorful fabric. I always ask friends and family for their scraps – for the few hours/days each month when I can sew. It was amazing how quickly I came up with enough pretty fabric to start a new string quilt project. I love the way they look! BeforeContinue reading “Making a string quilt with scraps!”

Large, offset quilt blocks, sewing potholders & scrappy pillows from fabric scraps.

Twice last month, my dear friend, Jackie Clark hosted sewing days in her lovely home studio. It is such a gift to be invited to sew with someone who loves it and has a dedicated space for sewing! We were treated to snacks and lunch and all the sewing we could accomplish in a day.Continue reading “Large, offset quilt blocks, sewing potholders & scrappy pillows from fabric scraps.”