MJ

Best Glow in the Dark Year Around Solar Yard Lights

Most of us love Christmas and lighting up our yard with lights, but wouldn't it be nice if you could use glow in the dark solar ones around the entire year? This way, you wouldn't have to put them away, mess with extension cords and enjoy them any time. Now, the sets I found weren't…

Rustic Cabin Lodge Western Bedspreads Duvets and Quilts

The Best Duvet or Bedspread for Your Cabin Home When it comes to buying quilts or duvets for your rustic vacation cabin, a lodge or western print bedspread should be chosen with care. While its tempting to buy something cheap, in the long run I personally have come to regret it. Even if the item…

My Summer Here and There…

My summer here and there has been a blur so far. I always admire people who are able to blog daily, get the mowing done, clean the house, bake an amazing dinner and get the kids ready for school while working a full time job. That is soooooo not me! I miss the days when…

Why Our Summer Breeze Sun Bonnets are Better for Summer Wear

  Summer Wear Sun Bonnets Why are these Summer Breeze Ladies Sun Bonnets better for summer than sun screen? Well, let me tell you a little story…… đź™‚ I have made so many of them over the years, but I  never really considered sewing a bonnet that was light and breezy and cool for summer. Why? Nope…I…

Sewing Your Zuni Bear Denim Applique Patch

Zuni Bear DIY blue jean denim shirt applique

Sewing Your Zuni Bear Denim Applique to a Garment  Sewing your bear applique to your shirt or jacket really doesn't require anything more than basic sewing skills on the average home sewing machine. A simple straight stitch to outline parts of the bear and a tightly sewn zig zag stitch on the outer edge of the bear…

Denim and Blue Jean Weight and Use Reviews

PICK THE RIGHT DENIM AND BLUE JEAN MATERIAL FOR THE PROJECT…..WHICH WEIGHT IS BEST?   I use denim in quite a bit of my projects, but there is one place I don't scrimp by using re-purposed denim and that is when I am making something I want to last. For instance, I use new denim…

The 43 Top Facts You Never Even Knew About Denim

  The Top 43 Obscure and Crazy Facts About Denim  I have a love affair with denim blue jeans. It's rugged, it's long lasting and wears well, it's a cool earthy blue color, it hides dirt, and it can be re-purposed into almost anything. Way back when I was first married, my boys were small,…

Baby-Button-Bonnet-Free-Pattern-Instructions

Making a Button Bonnet for a Newborn I wanted to make a snap bonnet or a baby button sunbonnet for infants that was a bit different from the other patterns I saw everywhere. Most of them are very cute! but they didn't have the neck ruffle on the bottom. While I was aware this wasn't needed,…