10 Minute Pencil Roll - I actually bought one of these from another artist who made his from recycled denim! It's very durable & has held up well for years. I get lots of questions & compliments on it too, when I'm using it in public.

Recently joined a cool motorcycle club and want to sew a patch on your leather jacket? Or do you just want to do it for fun? Read on to find out how you can easily sew a patch onto a leather jacket. Sewing with leather does not differ much from that of...

Felt pencil case and book cover - Stitching a few school supplies and stylish accessories is a cinch when you use wool felt because the edges won't fray. And since this doesn't require a lot of fabric, it's perfect for using up scraps and stray buttons.

Curly Birds is a blog devoted to crafts for children and the art of play. The blog and small line of children’s play accessories are aptly named for my sweet, curly-haired twin girls.

This easy-to-make pillow -- cleverly embellished with buttons and felt letters -- provides a perfect way to help toddlers develop their motor skills and learn how to spell their names. I think if I made these I'd use a nicer fabric for the pillow.

I'm so excited to be featured on Whip Up today with a guest post: a tutorial for making your own birdie burlap wall art ! I know, I kno...

I'm not a huge fan of gingham & would use fabric with a different design/pattern, but it's a cool idea. Seasonal or holiday fabrics would be fun. I wonder if you could use your computer & print a design or photo onto fabric for a customized version.