Saturday, August 13, 2016

Boy, I had no idea!

I had no idea (actually lost track) that it's been over 2 months since I last blog. Really need to get some sewing in. So many distractions even with the best of planning. Here's to hoping to get some in by the end of the this month! :-)


Saturday, May 28, 2016

Almost forgot I even had a blog!

Just a quick hello and Happy Memorial Day (getting it in early in case I get busy). I hope you're able to get some sewing, R&R, and get some stuff done!

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Essential A-Line Review

Finally! Thanks for your patience. I have placed the link in the "Book Review" tab. See you soon!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Ya'll probably know


OK..I'm a little late (like 5 days, maybe?). Hancock's nationwide is closing. No biggie and not too surprised. Hoping not to sound cynical, but those that have been with me for a minute will remember my Spring 2012 post titled "This is terrible"(you can search it) when my neighborhood Hancock's closed.

It only takes one to create a ripple affect...sometimes. Some people in social media are snagging 80% sales...not so in the DVM. I guess they're holding out! Until next time, JC. (book review coming this weekend)

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Coming soon: The Essential A-Line

Stay tuned for a detailed review!


My model man!

Got lil man to finally pose for me--although he wasn't quite cooperating! I enjoyed making these and may do a pair before the weekend is out!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Mission accomplished!

We did it! I had to totally find another PDF because the one I had...well, after I kept watching the video on how to piece the PDF pattern pieces together, it didn't work so I found one I could understand!  These will be for my baby nephew! May even do another pair since I have a long weekend.


Had to shift gears just slightly :-)

Friday, February 12, 2016

Repeat after me....!

This is (or will be) a long weekend for some. It will (for some) be a COLD weekend. I've already got something cut, now I need to take it to the next level!--which will be the next post. Until then, ta ta! :-)

Friday, January 22, 2016

Let it Snow! EDITED

Now sewing related, but I wanted to play with periscope. We had an early closing from work due to the snow that's now here & expected all weekend. So here's to my video. I'm still learning how to "scope." :-) NOTE: I'm not sure if the video below will play as I added it from blogger.

Here's the link from my you tube channel:


Friday, December 25, 2015

Another successful sew along!

Time flies from one sewing meet up till the next! We did pillowcases this time. I didn't "quite" finish, BUT I'll have it posted this weekend. :-). We had SEW much fun that most of us ran short on time!!

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Last Sunday's sewing

I know, it's a week late, but work, finishing up some school work and under the weather for a couple of it is. I'm lovin fleece so the next few posts maybe, just maybe "all things fleecy).  Please forgive the pic quality. This was a "selfie" and you're looking at a fleece blanket for my toddler nephew

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A Saturday Score: SEW Thankful

Lookie! I was able to snag some insane deals at Hancock's and JoAnn's over the Thanksgiving weekend: All things fleecy! You may see I got some fleece that looks like it's for kiddos...well, it is! I've been wanting to sew for my 22 month nephew and this fleece gives me a reason and an excuse! Check it out:

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Wishing everyone in the US a Happy Thanksgiving. We all have so much to be thankful for!



Sew thankful to be able to get a little sewing in! Went to a sewing meet up a few days ago. We had a great time sewing fleece blankets which were donated to a local shelter. It was indeed a FUN-WAY to go! 

Sunday, November 15, 2015

New review added to our BOOK REVIEW Tab!


Wanna try before you buy?


Nothing new. If you're unsure about a sewing or crafting book and amazon doesn't provide any reviews or enough reviews, feedback, etc., go to your local library and check it out. I do this all of the time.

I even renew and if it's on the last renewal, I'll see if it's on a wait or hold list and if not, I'll get it again!

That way, if the book/DVD isn't a fit or doesn't flow for me, I can return in and I haven't wasted any money.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

It's supposed to be...

Say what?! It's suppose to be my bloga (or blogo) versary month! It all started in October 2008 (never mind what my profile says..the correct start year is 2008).

Just hadn't been in a celebrating mood-also month a dear loved one passed last year and trying to study.

As always, I still come to thank each of you for hanging in there with me (my long time blogging BFF's) and everyone. Thank you sew much! 



Saturday, October 17, 2015

Mimi G "Passion To Profit" glimpes!

Last week, I posted a few NYC pics on Facebook, and we're back to top it all off! This was last weekend at the Marriott in Times Square.

Tiffany, THE Budgetnesta!
  Tieko and me--check her out on!
 So genuine! We had such a wonderful time!
Mimi G and JC!


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

NYC and Mimi G!

This will be part one of two gotta come back for the rest! Went to NYC (again), but this time, to see Mimi G in the "Passion to Profit" tour. Here are my wanderings from Madison Square Garden to Times Square:

Saturday, October 3, 2015

First set of NYC pics

From last weekend (sorry for delay-playing catch up)!

We're on Periscope!

I posted it on my You Tube channel. That was/is the best way for me to get it on the blog:

This was my first one--testing the waters. :-)


Pending book review

Greetings! As soon as Amazon approves my book review, I'll be posting it very soon. Here's a sneak peek of the book:

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Gotta stay tuned!

Wanna get a peak of my recent NYC Garment District trip? Gotta come back tomorrow for all the dets!


Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Just couldn't help it

Got back to receiving text messages from Hancock's. They're still having that anniversary sale PLUS extra goodies for those in a certain age group. :-). I did OK. Everything came to about $18.00. Besides the 3 patterns, I got elastic for knits, Velcro, and no roll elastic!


Sunday, September 20, 2015

National Sewing Month: Chugging along!

OK friends. Sewed a little last week, made a casing for a muslin skirt today & also used some kids jeans and upcycled them into a purse.

Used some of the legs to create the straps. Next time, I'll either sew it by hand OR I need a thicker needle.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Better get your fabric and sew shopping on!

HOWDY! Hancock's started their 58 ANNIVERSARY sale this week-running for 2 weeks. That's where I grabbed some $3.97 a yard fleece (cashier told me it gets cheaper every January).

I re-signed up for text messaging as well.

I went to JoAnns on break Thursday first. They had a fleece sale $5.99 a yard (normally $9.99/yard), but went to Hancock's after work and found out they had an even better sale.

The fuchsia color is from JoAnn's, the other bag is from Hancock's

BTW: Hancock's texted this morning-they're taking an additional 20% off everything this weekend.!