Completed: Foldover backpack

Completed: Foldover backpack

My youngest daughter turned 3, and since I had made her older sister a backpack when she turned 3, it only seemed fair to make her one as well. So, I designed a waxed canvas foldover backpack that closes with a side release buckle. Fabrics and interfacing For the bag...
Hand quilting with young children

Hand quilting with young children

During the Christmas break I spent some time hand quilting small wholecloth quilts. It was mostly so I could do something creative while still spending time with my family when we were all at home. My daughter observed this and expressed her desire to try hand...
Completed: Fractured Safari

Completed: Fractured Safari

A couple of weeks ago I had some uninterrupted time to myself because my children were staying with my parents for a couple of nights. I used some of that time to finally turn a quilt top into a quilt! The design was inspired by the “fractured” quilt from “Quilting...
Completed: pencil roll

Completed: pencil roll

My daughter’s school participates in a project that collects shoeboxes filled with some school supplies, personal care products and small toys. These are then shipped to other countries and distributed to children living in poverty so they receive a gift with some...
Another fabric crown

Another fabric crown

Remember how I made a set of fabric crowns for my niece and oldest daughter? Now my youngest daughter has one too. She requested a blue one. I made it during a nice afternoon crafting session with my oldest daughter. She made a bracelet from beads while I made the...