In Hot Water – Awkward Mess to Costume Cool

In early 2017, I designed In Hot Water for the sixth annual wearable art competition sponsored by the Museum of Art in Deland, FL.  It was one of three entries I had in the show, one of many “best of times, worst of times” I’ve had in my life.  The show itself was fun and […]

Wearable Art – Going Down the Rabbit Hole

Call it awkward, call it uncomfortable, call it a learning experience.  My first adventure into the world of wearable art competitions was all of these, and more.  It was exciting, new, and pretty embarrassing.  In the end, I came away with a better understanding of myself and what I need to do before getting into […]

Applique Tutorial: Make Easy Appliques

This easy applique tutorial was originally part of my Team Spirit quilt pattern.  Now I share it as a separate FREE tutorial for anyone to use.  Create your own applique patterns of any size! As far as I know, it’s fine to create a pattern/project from any image you like.  Just don’t try to sell […]

DIY Pillow Idea: Add Decorative Cord

Adding decorative cord is an easy DIY pillow idea that can really dress up a pillow!  There are so many beautiful decorative cords available.  Visit your local fabric store or shop online.  Don’t limit yourself to home decor trims. You’ll find fashion trims that will do very nicely!  I’m sure you’ll find the perfect finishing […]