So for the first part of this year, the majority of my craft supplies have been packed up tight. My husband and I closed on our new house in mid-February, so of course I started packing in January, and really haven’t unpacked everything at the new house yet. If you’ve been following my instagram (@patchworkaplenty) you’ve seen a few updates here and there about design and organization that’s happening. But just recently, I found a project worthy of breaking out some of my supplies from their boxes in the corner. Continue reading “A Foray Into Handbags”
Welcome to 2019! I hope the year is starting out absolutely wonderful for you all. I’ve got some big dreams for this year, and some of them I’m sharing with you to maybe hold me accountable. Let’s get started shall we? Continue reading “2019 Goals!”
A year ago, a friend from high school, contacted me about making a quilt. Her husband had a box of suits that belonged to his grandfather, and storage space was tight. I think we can all relate. We all have those items that are sentimental and you don’t want to get rid of them, but hate that they just sit in a box on the shelf in the closet. But I told her that I thought a quilt would be perfect! So she shipped me a box from California and I started doing the math. I also confirmed that her husband would not hunt me down and murder me in my sleep for cutting up his grandfather’s suits. Like, if you don’t want to throw away sentimental items, the next worst thing could be cutting them up into small pieces if someone doesn’t want you to. Always get consent. Continue reading “A Long Year Coming – Two Memory Quilts”
Okay, so it looks like I might have abandoned you. But in my defense…
No, I have no defense. Continue reading “A case for abandonment”
Back at the end of August, I had one of those nights. You know, the kind of night that you wake up at 2:37 wide awake, no hope of sleeping for the rest of the night, or at least not until finally dozing off 18 minutes before your alarm goes off. Yeah, one of those nights. Continue reading “Mama Baa and Friends”
One of my recent projects was creating a sweet flag bunting for my sister’s baby shower. She and her husband are expecting a girl in December and this past weekend we celebrated the soon to be family of three. Continue reading “The Sweetest Party Bunting”
If you’ve visited before, you can tell this place has had a little facelift. If you haven’t visited, WELCOME!