• Gifts,  Quilting

    Graphic Equilizer

    I was lucky enough over the last 10 days to be able to go home to Southern Ontario and visit with my family and friends. Although I was back in the summer for my sister’s wedding, I didn’t have a lot of time to see everyone. This time around I saw all of my family, a bunch of old work colleagues, friends, and even got to spend several days with missbedora! Recently missbedora moved into a really gorgeous new condo, so I wanted to take something home as a housewarming gift for her. And also just cause I love her. Originally when I started making this quilt, I didn’t have…

  • Sewing

    Scarf Intervention

    Anyone that has met me knows that I love scarves. Recently I had to start using a sweater caddy in the hall closet to hold all of them. They had been neatly piled in the top of the closet, but the last scarf that went on caused the pile to collapse onto my head. So, rather than stopping with the scarves, I thought I would make more! That seems logical, right? I love all the flannel that is so hot right now, but I am not quite ready to dive back into flannel shirts (I survived “Grunge” once, not quite ready for it again). All you need to make this…

  • General Crafting

    Something fishy

    The past two years we have had very few trick or treaters, so this year rather than buying store bought candy I thought I would make something a little more fun. (Some of you can already see where this is going, I know it). I picked up some fruit roll ups, some fruit by the foot tape stuff, some gummy fish, worms, and licorice. I made up a couple of batches of Rice Krispy treats, and a few sticky hours later, Candy Sushi! For the maki, I rolled out the fruit roll up, put a layer of rice treat down, leaving one end uncovered (about 1/2″). Then I put down…