Archives for February 2014

Welding Text Tutorial, Stamping & Silhouette Promotion

What a difference a week makes!!  This time last week we were digging out of deep piles of snow all around & anticipating more over the weekend.  But, today the sun was out (at least some), and temperatures have reached into the 60s!  There is hope!   I do love Spring — and while I realize there’s probably more winter to come — I am encouraged that there is hope for Spring — and one of the best tell-tale signs {Read More}

Fabric Painted Quilted Wall Hanging

I’m participating in a monthly “Silhouette Challenge” with some Facebook Friends who LOVE Silhouette — This month’s theme is “Fabric” — so read all the way to the end of this post to see some awesome fabric inspiration! Speaking of awesome – Today’s project is courtesy of my quilting friend, Alice Ridge!   Alice creates the most fabulous & original quilted masterpieces!   Like me, she is a Military Wife, & I met her when she walked into my shop {Read More}

New Mousepad with Keyboard Shortcuts!

  I don’t know about you — but I love “gadgets” — or tools for my sewing, crafting & “Silhouetting”!   So, today I’m introducing a new tool to make your life easier when using the Silhouette Studio software!  I was inspired by a mousepad for a sewing software program that I found VERY helpful – -referred to it all the time!  So, I decided that we needed one of these for the Silhouette Studio! On this mousepad — there {Read More}

Sewing, Silhouette & SVG files – and Silhouette Promotion!

Most of you know —  I LOVE TO SEW!  Sewing has always been my first love in the “creating & crafting” realm of my life!  My grandmother (Ma-ma) was the one who taught me to sew, and she and I have been the only ones in our family who do!  (One of my sisters once told me she had to take a valium to thread a needle!)  I took every “sewing” class in High School (when there were actually sewing {Read More}