Category Archives: Sewing

Let’s Get Creative: Boho Pillows

“I’ll just rip this out for you.” Grandma Westwood. Grandma was my 4-H leader, and I was learning to sew. There was no getting around it, I was going to sew that seam again! As a 10 year old, I … Continue reading

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The Life of a Maker: A New Sewing Studio!

Growing up I spent a lot of time at Westwood Cottage, and I almost never went home without having done something interesting and creative; making crafts, baking cookies, picking wild flowers and arranging them for my teacher. I can’t remember … Continue reading

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The Five Year Quilts

It took 5 years but they are done!  These Eye Spy quilts were a lot of fun to make. I really enjoyed exploring fabric stores looking for just the right animal print. Funny, the non sewers in the car didn’t feel the … Continue reading

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Vintage Fruit Basket Quilt

  Lillias Westwood, my Grandmother taught me many things. She taught me how to sew. She also taught me the importance of doing things over and over again until I get them right. She used to say ” I’ll just … Continue reading

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