All posts tagged: Sewing Tips

Camp S’more Tutorial and Giveaway

Welcome to another great sponsored post and giveaway! When I was asked to do another tutorial for Ink & Arrow Fabrics, I begged them to let me be a part of the Camp S’more’s fabric launch. What glamper doesn’t want to deck out their camper out with some of this darling fabric? Click over to see the lookbook and then come back register for the giveaway. See my last Ink & Arrow Fabric tutorial here. Yep, you heard right, the lovely people at Ink and Arrow Fabrics are giving one lucky sewist/fabric junkie. Entry details are below the tutorial, keep reading! This easy little quilt is just an enlarged quilt block inspired by a vintage quilt that I saw at one of my favorite antique stores. I didn’t buy it, but I did draw out the quilts simple block pattern so I could use it someday. Well, today is that day! Camp S’mores Lap Quilt & Tablecloth Tutorial! Finished Size: 45” x 45”. It’s the perfect size for a bistro table! Supplies 3/4 yard Black …

Book Sale!

It’s finally spring, so I think it’s time to have a sale on my both of my books!  At Home with Modern June! It’s now on sale for $19.95, that saves you 7 buckaroo’s! Sewing with Oilcloth is now marked down from 18.99 to 14.95! Summer is right around the corner, it’s time to get stitchin’! Get your signed copies today at!

Sewing with Oilcloth Spotlight: Oilcloth Seat Cushion

Spring is almost here and it’s time that I start thinking about a new look for the seat cushion that I made for my sewing book, Sewing with Oilcloth. I love a porch makeover, don’t you? I’ve been using these since 2010, they’ve been great fun and worn well. Five years later they are a bit faded and have a few holes from our cat’s claws. Thankfully, the holes never ripped or tore and they are just a little reminder of the kitten days. This is Ozzy’s bed of choice which is fine by me, because it’s so darn easy to clean. Every so often I spray the oilcloth down with a gentle all-purpose cleaner and wipe it clean so it’s ready for humans once more. s The pattern is written so you can make your own custom seat cushion. I recommend that you make yourself a paper pattern and store it in a safe place, this way you can skip that step when it’s time remake your cushion covers. Oilcloth is a stiff PVC …