Black Friday deals

Updated: Cyber Monday Deals for Metal Clay

Updated: Added 8 additional Deals for Cyber Monday Today is Black Friday in the US but seems like the rest of the world is starting to catch up…

maho beach before and after

Hurricane Aftermath – Reminiscing Maho Beach St Maarten

I was looking up a few friends on Facebook this week to check on them after all that has been happening in the last few weeks from the…

Back to School Deals for your Craft Room

I can’t believe it’s August already, where did the year go? The summer flew by so quickly and all the stores are already putting out supplies for the…

Easter Quilted Ornament (No Sew)

Easter is coming.. Have you ever wondered why the bunny and eggs are related to Easter? Everyone knows there is no such thing as a bunny who lays…

14 DIY Valentine treats for your someone special..

It’s that time of year again when love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. I love this time of year because all…

My realistic New Year’s Resolution 2017

As 2017  begins, it’s time to make those New Year’s resolution lists finalized (or started?). It’s easy to make a resolution list but typically people don’t accomplish anything…

One Word that Will Change Your Life

Forget New Year’s Resolutions. Scrap that long list of goals you won’t remember a few weeks from now anyway! Choose just One Word… Select one word you can…

Dreaming of a White Christmas.. Snowflake Name Gifts

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas tomorrow and I have an 65% chance of getting some snow tomorrow 🙂 I’m being optimistic that we will have a white…

No Sew Christmas Quilted Ornaments

Who loves Christmas??? Thanksgiving is over and the spirit of Christmas is in the air with the kick off the shopping season. One of my favorite things about…

Spring Cleaning my Craft Room

Spring has finally arrived, but why does it feel like winter still!!! It’s been cold and raining last few weeks so I’ve had more time to stay home…

No Sew “Quilt Magic” for Easter

With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to try out a new product I found called Quilt Magic. You can make a beautiful quilt block with this…

Personalized Wedding Gifts with Machine Embroidery

Embroidery machines is an awesome hobby to learn as it allows you to create a lot of different gifts.  After I purchased a Janome MC9900 sewing and embroidery…

blue crabs at Kathy

Hunting for Blue Crabs on Labor Day Weekend

Labor day is a holiday that was created to celebrate the strength and determination of the trade and labor organizations in 1882 also known was “Working man’s holiday”….

No Sun at the Beach…??

The forecast called for rain and thunderstorms today (Sunday) starting at 4pm. So for those beach lovers or weekend vacationers who didn’t want to give up their last…

Lovely day for a Japanese Summer Festival

Today was a gorgeous day for a Japanese Summer Festival at Mitsuwa. Located in Edgewater, NJ overlooking the NYC skyline, the Festival was packed with lots of people….

Part 1 – Getting Started with Machine Embroidery Threads

If you’re new to Machine Embroidery, there was a slight learning curve. It’s slightly different than just regular sewing. In sewing, you only have to worry about the…

Can you fall in love with a super Sewing Machine?

Wedding season is coming up. How many weddings can a girl get invited to in one season. Several years ago, I was at the stage in my life…

original sewing quilt expo

Will I see you at Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Pittsburgh?

I’m so excited about going to Pittsburgh in a few weeks.. It will be my first time going to the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Pittsburgh, PA….

The West End Overlook

Finally arrived in Pittsburgh

After 6 hours of driving… I have finally arrived in Pittsburgh, PA. Tomorrow is the first day of the Original Sewing & Quilting Expo.. I’m so excited, I…

First Love – Filet Crochet

Can you think back to the first craft you started out with?  What was your first love that drew you to crafting? I started out with crocheting granny…

Much needed Birthday Getaway at Lancaster Quilt Week

This weekend, my husband took me away for a much needed gateway to celebrate my birthday.. It just so happens that Lancaster, PA was having a Quilt Week…

Get Healthy in 2013

As 2012 comes to an end, it’s time to make those New Year’s resolution lists finalized (or started?). It’s easy to make a resolution list but typically people…

Hurricane Sandy

In Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath, there is love and compassion…

The last few days has been a world wind for those in the NJ/NY/CT/PA/MD area.  Some luckily are just dealing with loss of power and down trees while…

The beginning of something new….

Hi 😀 I’m so excited to be starting a blog.. I like to read other people’s blogs and never thought I would start my own.. As the year…