Class · Quilting

Twisted Irish Chain

The twisted Irish chain pattern I used makes a quilt that is about 45″ x 45″.  It is the 5th class offered from Amy Gibson at Craftsy. Materials needed: sewing machine, batting, thread, rotary cutter, cutting mat, rulers, marking tools, pins, seam ripper, walking foot (optional), iron and chosen fabric. Cutting and preparing the fabric… Continue reading Twisted Irish Chain


Class · Renée · Sewing

Floral Zipper Pouch with Matching Reversible Tote

It is official.  I am obsessed with making bags.  With sewing my addiction is bags and with crochet my addiction seems to be blankets and amigurumi.  I love my new matching tote and pouch set.  It took me about 2 days to make both.  I can turn the bag inside out depending on my mood.… Continue reading Floral Zipper Pouch with Matching Reversible Tote

Class · Sewing

First Attempt at a Tote Bag

I enjoy taking many of the classes that are offered online at Craftsy.  The offer a variety of classes on: cooking, cake & cookie decorating, paper crafts, sewing, quilting, knitting & crochet, photography, drawing and design.  Craftsy offers both free and paid classes.  I usually go for the yarn, photography/design or baking classes but decided… Continue reading First Attempt at a Tote Bag


Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Mixing fonts”

  Yeah!  I feel like I am on a roll.  I never like it when I get far behind on a project, especially when it is a BETA class.  I always hope I will have enough time to ask all the questions that I want to ask.  When it is a new type of class… Continue reading Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Mixing fonts”


Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Type as a Pattern”

I really enjoyed Lesson 2 of the Jessica Sprague Type-Ology class.  In this lesson we learned to outline slab serif fonts.  We learned to pretty much outline anything and fill it it with color to make it stand out more. [I have the link to this class in the previous post.  If you get a… Continue reading Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Type as a Pattern”


Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Details Poster”

I finished my first lesson in the Type-Ology class that I am taking online through Jessica Sprague.  I am behind on my lessons so I will have to catch up fast.  Lucky for me she extended the two-week class to three-weeks.  I am really happy with the way my poster turned out. I have been… Continue reading Jessica Sprague “Type-Ology Class, “Details Poster”