Gus: A Pig’s Tale

Published on: Author: April

Most everyone who reads this blog already knows me, but for those of you who weren’t aware, I had a baby last Christmas. (The details of which are a separate story for another day.) His name is August but usually we just call him Gus. Or Gussy. Gustmas. Goose. I told my friend Heather that… Continue reading

Factory Cart Coffee Table with Storage

Published on: Author: April

Last fall my husband was inspired by cool coffee table that famed do-it-yourselfer Ana White had made. Our old coffee table had fallen apart and we needed something sturdy, affordable, and attractive for our busy living room. This was just the piece: I also love the bright, colorful pillows, the nice couch (this was right… Continue reading

Isabel’s Trip Around the World Quilt

Published on: Author: April

It’s finished! It’s really, really finished! And it only took two years! ha. It started with these plans and got pieced like this and then moved onto this and started growing like this. It was over a year ago that the top was pieced. And then the quilting totally got derailed. Bunches and puckers all… Continue reading

Double Wedding Ring: a Window Quilt

Published on: Author: April

Last fall my mother-in-law and I went to Everlasting Bloom’s Vintage Flea Market. We were there mostly to shop for ourselves, but as I had recently drawn my sister’s name for our family Secret Santa, I was also on the lookout for the perfect gift for her. I had “previewed” the sale the day before… Continue reading

Anchor Birdie Sling

Published on: Author: April

If nautical nonsense is something you wish, check out my Anchor Birdie Sling! Okay, so there’s really nothing nonsensical about this bag. Except maybe the fact that I gave it away. Trust me, that was really hard to do. I knew going into this thing that I was making something really cute that I would… Continue reading