My modern quilt guild organizes a hand-made gift exchange every year. Since our members are ALL sewists, I like to take the opportunity to do something ‘non-sew-y’. For the last exchange, I brought these Sea Glass Votives. They are a breeze to make and are so beautiful when lit up! SUPPLIES:[Read more]
We’ve had this light fixture, and the shades that came with it, for several years now. We sprayed painted in black to fit our tastes. I never particularly liked the shades. Well, they were fine. They were just ‘unfinished’. I’m sure I told myself that I could cover the shade[Read more]
Last night a few of us taught several young women (ages 13-16) how to sew. We started with a simple elastic-waist skirt and 5 hours later, all skirts are wearable! I’ve sewn several things over the years that were NOT wearable, so I hope the girls feel pretty good about[Read more]
“It’s only paint.” “You can always paint over it.” I have often heard and said these very phrases. So what’s my problem? Why have I had a half-painted, empty mirror-frame hanging over my mantle for months? If I paint something I don’t like, I can paint over it. Really. I[Read more]
Here’s a peek at the empty frame that has been hanging on my wall for months. Dare I say for over a year? I think I need to make just a few minor changes/additions and then I’ll go get a piece of mirror custom cut and attached.