It's time for another addition of - The Quilter's Round Up. Our Seattle Long Arm Quilt Finishing Studio feels more like Santa's Workshop these days. Holiday surprises and Baby Gifts have been coming in and going out in record time. So here are some of the beautiful quilts that we've had the pleasure of working on. Laurie's Vintage quilt might be one of my favorite quilts ever. I'm a … [Read more...] about November’s Long Arm Quilting Round Up!
If you don't already know, Halloween is a big deal around our home! It's my daughter's favorite Holiday and we just spent the whole weekend decorating her room for the season. You might even remember last year when I made her this lovely quilt for her! Knowing it's a short season, it's easy to overlook the fun you can have decorating and sewing for Halloween. So with that in mind I … [Read more...] about 13 Simple Halloween Sewing Projects For Beginners!
Through the years I have had the opportunity to see how maker’s make a living doing what they love. I’ve been sharing my own business journey with Educational Experiences & Services being the turning point to our success. But those are only two of the 5 ways to make money in the creative realm. Fortunately I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time reading, researching, studying, connecting … [Read more...] about The 7 Traits Successful Creative Industries Share
Before I go into how I finally made money in my own crafty business – I want to be ULTRA clear & ULTRA Transparent! For me, personally, the idea of making a livable wage in Seattle while having the flexibility to take time off, pick my daughter up from school and support my creative community was my ultimate goal. Making CEO Compensation and working 80 hours a week was not my goal. This is … [Read more...] about How I Finally Made Money In My Crafty Business
My new obsession has to be anything 80’s! Maybe it’s coming off of a 4-day Netflix binge of Stranger Things or my need for everything to be GOLD, GOLD, SOLID GOLD. My family thinks I’m a stones’ throw away from buying a T-Top Z28 & acid wash jeans! This might explain why , as I was pondering my project for The Polka Dot Chair's Summer Sewing Series, I couldn’t quit thinking about Trapper … [Read more...] about The Crafty Book Binder Cover
To complete my project for the Summer Sewing Series with Polka Dot Chair I thought the perfect companion to the Crafty Book Binder Cover is certainly a 3-Ring Pencil Pouch! Complete with a zippered pocket to hold all of your precious belongings. With a flat zipper and individual compartments for your writing tools this 3-Ring Pencil Pouch can help you organize your life in Crafty … [Read more...] about The 3-Ring Pencil Pouch