Category Archives: Gift Idea

A Dress for Dolly & B’

Christmas is such an exciting time of year and we feel especially blessed to be able to experience it through the eyes of our grandchildren. This year our oldest grandchild, Belén, asked Santa Claus for an American Girl doll named … Continue reading

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New Pattern – The Princess and the Pea

I’m very pleased to share with you my new quilt pattern entitled, The Princess and the Pea.  A quilt that was designed for our 2 year old granddaughter, Eloise.  We are so fortunate to have two beautiful granddaughters, Belén (age 4) and Eloise … Continue reading

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Wedding Gift Ideas & A Few Machine Embroidery Tips

June is a favorite time of year for weddings and it is always nice to make a unique personalized gift for young couples who are getting married.  A tradition of mine is to personalize a towel with the couple’s name … Continue reading

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A Special Gift… My Double Heart Watercolor Quilt

Last fall, we spent part of our vacation in Amish Country.  It was a wonderful place to visit and we were excited to learn more about the Amish culture. We were pleased to stay at a charming Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

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Anna’s Apron Pattern Update

Anna’s Apron is a unique pattern for an apron in that it incorporates a terry cloth or cotton towel as the base for the apron.  When you wear this apron, you will always have a towel within reach.  Recently, I edited the … Continue reading

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Sewing with my Granddaughter, Belén

I always enjoy spending time with our granddaughters.  Last Friday, I had the pleasure of sharing the afternoon with our oldest granddaughter, Belén.  She loves to explore my sewing studio and is always eager to make something together. Friday was no exception and while … Continue reading

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Holiday Sewing for 2012

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year.  Our home transforms into a bit of a winter wonderland, both inside and out (if Mother Nature helps out) and I love  the many traditions that are a part of this … Continue reading

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It’s In the Bag, Bottle Bag That Is!!!

Just in time for the holidays, a very simple, fast and easy wine bag pattern. It is so much fun to make, I know you’ll make more than one. Continue reading

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Anna’s Apron – My New Pattern…

Last year, I made an apron for a gift exchange for our annual investment club’s Christmas party.  The girls really liked the apron I made and the final recipient said she loves to wear it because it is not only cute, but extremely practical as … Continue reading

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Anna’s New Hat – A Find from Quilt Works in Bend, OR

I have to confess, since the birth of our beautiful granddaughters, the focus for my sewing shifted, as far as sewing clothing, quilts, toys, etc.  Alecia, the mother of Belén and Eloise, occasionally has received a gift of some sort that is often … Continue reading

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