make it monday

Stacked Quilt Block

It is Monday and I am posting a tutorial. I know I haven’t done a Make it Monday post in quite some time! I made these blocks last week using my new Quilt Blocks collection and thought I’d share quick instructions. So I made a […]

Rope Handbag

Here’s a quick tutorial for a handbag with rope handles. I’ve pretty much been making the same summer bag for the past couple of years (see here and here). Long story, but I bought some heavy-duty cotton rope to use for chair seats, then decided […]

Crossed Quilt Block

I finally started doing something with that long strip of string pieced fabrics I was working on a while back. I plan to intersperse these with plain white blocks and make a throw quilt. Looks like I need 18 of these blocks. Three down, so […]

Monster Tooth Pillow

It’s Celebrate the Boy Month at Made and Made by Rae. Dana and Rae are serving up tons of boy tutorials, ideas and inspiration over on their respective blogs. Plus they are offering giveaways and other good stuff. So be sure to check it out. […]

Handmade Paper Valentines

My eight-year-old made paper on a Brownie field trip last weekend, so she wanted to do it again for her Valentine cards. We’ve made paper before, but with a slightly different method. This time we poured the pulp mixture into a heart-shaped cookie cutter for […]