Calendar Makeover 3 Ways- JANUARY

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Calendar Makeover 3 Ways -JANUARY January is always a great time for fresh starts & new beginnings! (Although I am not opposed to needing a fresh start in February or March as well! 😉 It has been a great year of revisioning and modernizing traditional patterns.  And it has been so inspirational to see the […]

Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – DECEMBER

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Happy Holidays From All of us At StashLadies!!   This month’s Makeover is chocked full of traditional elements.  We had many fun family traditions growing up with StashMomma & Poppa.  We made homemade movies for our families far away. (What gems those are now.  Who doesn’t LOVE family movies from the 80’s!!)  We baked goodie […]

The Hexi Bat Buster

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Happy Thanksgiving!!!! As I was decorating for Thanksgiving this year, I needed a little something for my round table.  It sits sort of in the foyer area of our home, so I love having a candle burning as our guest walk into our home.  I didn’t have any linens that were appropriate for this size […]

Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – NOVEMBER

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Trip Around the World Such a classic pattern and so easy to sew with just squares and strips, even a beginner can do it with great success! It will be fun to see what we recreate this month! STASHMOMMA ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I won’t lie, this pattern has been the toughest one yet to “modernize” because it […]

Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – OCTOBER

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Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – OCTOBER In the original wall hanging, it was full of plaids and symmetry.  While we adore plaids and symmetry as much as the next girl, it is time to flip this pattern and give it some good mix ups!! Stashmomma ~~~~~~~~ Where has the year gone?  Is it really October […]

Days for Girls Africa Project

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My local church has been working on a service project for the last year for an organization called Days for Girls. We have been cutting, serging, and sewing special feminine hygiene kits that will be sent to Africa. These kits will allow girls the opportunity for better and more education.  Why? According to the Days […]

Stash Day!!

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Today was the first day in over 2 weeks that I have been in my studio.    Vacation was wonderful and even though I thought about going back it was complete joy to be surrounded by all my UFO’s!  I dedicated the day to getting a couple of projects started and completed but, as usual, I […]

Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – SEPTEMBER

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September Calendar Makeover – 3 ways When I look at the original calendar I get a bit nostalgic.  Years ago school never started until after Labor Day so the original September calendar of school houses was a very visual reminder of new beginnings, new teachers, new friends, sometimes new schools, and most important, new clothes.  […]

Dollar Store Project Organizing

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Recently a text message chain between the StashLadies has prompted me to think about my Project Organizing and how much I really love the system that I have going on. I have a “temporary” studio set up in my unfinished basement.  I have wonderful morning light, two awesome 8 foot florescent lights that my honey […]

Calendar Makeover 3 Ways – AUGUST

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August- Calendar Makeover 3 Ways ~~~~~~~~~ The original August quilt was called “Amish.”  It utilized clean lines, a bright colorful palette, and repeating design elements:  a square set on points within a square within a square.   When StashMomma made the original round of August quilts, she chose a more muted and pastel palette.  I […]