Thursday, March 28, 2013


So life...yeah. Lets see, over the past month I have had a total of 7 stitches. The first go around was to remove two moles that looked suspicious; I go yearly for a check up as my Mom and 2 aunts have had skin cancer and I have had some spots to come back atypical (pre-cancerous). Well both spots came back atypical but the one on my back was severely abnormal so I had to have more taken out to make sure they got all the cells, thus 5 more stitches. Two weeks with 5 stitches in the middle of your back is no fun and sleep is horrible. Anywho, they came out today. WhoooHooo! However, April 10th I am going to have a lapascopic (sp?) surgery. Yup more stitches. I had a hysterectomy last year and the last several months I have had some pains on my right side so at my annual checkup, I mentioned it. After an ultrasound, it turns out my right ovary has doubled in size so we are going in to see if it is endometrosis, scar tissue, or something else. So yay!...Not! So from April 10 - April 21, my shop will be closed to custom orders. I don't think hubby would let me lift weighted blankets to sew plus I will be preparing my daughter's 5th birthday! EEEK! Where have the years gone? Her party is to be April 20th and she wants Thomas and Wilson...Thomas the Train and Chuggington. We are renting a trackless train for her party; she has no idea!

Anywho, I have done a few custom order weighted blanket and even a custom order floor pillow. I have also been playing around with my Portrait, yup still loving it. So here is some creations I have made for me lately.

Shirt for my daughter. ASM is fabric, the sun is HTV (heat transfer vinyl)
Easter basket for my daughter's classmates, all personalized with their names
 Cups for her teachers

My Kindle Cover

New car decal. I am a proud wife!
 Bunny for Little Bit
Me a pocket T-Shirt, my first attempt. Now I have family and friends that want one. lol All fabric, btw.
Easter gift for my Mom and Mother in law
Little Bit a shirt, first layer HTV attempt
Ok, I guess that is enough, picture overload right! But I love my Portrait and try to find stuff to do. lol

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Giveaway Time!

CLOSED! Congrats Brandy W. Check your email!

I hit 200 fans on my Facebook page so I thought I would do a little giveaway!

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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Simple gift for grandparents

I went to Michael's to look around for some Easter gifts. I bought 2 small wooden blocks that I decided to spray paint and let my daughter put her handprint on. I cut out her name with vinyl using my Silhouette Portrait. Total cost probably $3 but I know my mom and mother in law will cherish them.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Happy St. Patrick's Day Sale

In honor of St. Patrick's Day tomorrow, enjoy 17% off my shop (minus custom orders). Use the code PATTY17. Savings will end Sunday night/Monday morning. ;)

Friday, March 8, 2013

Hi again...

Sorry it has been a while since my last post. Hubby was gone for a week and half so it was just me and Little Bit so no sewing for me. Well I could have sewn during the day but I was supposed to be getting Sirius in my new car but the dealership has no idea what they are doing. After 2 days of them "not having the parts", I just told them I would come back this weekend with my husband. :(

Anyway today I have played around with my Silhouette and fabric. I have a new item in the shop: Giraffe Silhouette onesie, size newborn

I actually made a couple for my daughter's doll for St. Patrick's Day and Easter, they were my trial run.

And my next trial...layered fabric:
This is my daughter's

Not too bad for my first attempt. It was tricky since there were some small parts but overall, I am happy with it. Still loving how the Silhouette Portrait cuts fabric.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Lots of Plum Goodness!

I got 2 sets of the flashlights as Little Bit loves flashlights. I also got a set of the notebooks, I have the yellow one already and love it!

CLICK ME to go to the goodness!

Friday, March 1, 2013

Lucky Me Giveaway

Cupcakes with Character is hosting a Lucky Me Giveaway, March 1 - 8. Lots of great prizes, including $25 to my shop.

Check it out!

Lucky Me Giveaway