Monday, October 24, 2011

Wonder Woman!

I've entered my Wonder Woman costume in the Bernina Halloween costume contest! To vote for me, and check out more awesome pictures click here. Voting starts 10/25. :)

Wednesday, July 20, 2011


I made super cute pandan flavored macarons using this recipe. They were WAY easier, and turned out much better than I expected. You know you want to make some!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Alleusion won the custom diaper giveaway!

I can't wait to see which fabrics she chooses!

I also popped over to her blog and found a really cool tutorial on dyeing wool yarn in the crock pot! You know how I love dyeing yarn, dontcha? Muuuusssstt ttttrrrryyyy! (That's my yarn dyeing zombie impersonation...)

Friday, July 8, 2011

The Cobblestone Quilted Rug.

What can you make with an old towel and some scraps from your fabric stash? This sweet rug! I sewed this up yesterday  and I LOVE how it turned out! I am working on the pattern, so you can make your own.

ADDED BONUS: You can make this with Jelly Roll Strips!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Custom Diaper Giveaway!

One lucky winner will receive a custom NykiBaby One Size pocket diaper with embellished tabs. The winner have tons of cute fabrics to choose from!

To Enter:

Go to and check out our new site. Then come back here and leave a comment or suggestion below, for Pins & Needles Pattern Shop. Tell me what you like or what you'd like to see in the shop! Make sure your contact info is accessible, so I can tell you if you won!

Get Bonus Entries:

"Like" Pins & Needles Pattern Shop on Facebook. Then come back here and leave another comment.

"Like" Fancy Cloth Baby on Facebook. Then come back here and leave another comment.

Only comments left on this post will be counted as valid entries. Contest closes Friday, July 15th, at midnight Pacific time. Winner will be announced on the 16th. Good luck!!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Open for Business!

My shop is officially up and running! We have so many incredible pattern designers selling with us. If you haven't already, check out the site here.

You can help out by sharing our shop with your sewing friends. :)

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Adventures in Draping.

I've done a tutorial on Instructables, for making this Hand-Dyed Draped Silk Dress. Check it out! It is entered in the Burda Fashion Contest, So don't forget to vote after June 13th.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

My new pattern shop is open!

I've just launched my new digital sewing pattern shop! If you are a designer, and you have PDF sewing patterns, you'll like carried in the shop, just e-mail me. Drop by and visit us. I'll be adding lots more patterns soon!

Monday, May 16, 2011

Make Handmade Chiffon Flowers

For the full article and slideshow instructions, click here.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Lazy and Non-artistic People, Rejoyce!

My semi-award winning play mat has been released as a PDF sewing pattern. It now includes all the templates needed to make your own! Check it out here.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

My Entry for the Instructables Quilting Contest!

For a full tutorial, check out the Instructable.
Don't forget to vote for me after April 10th!