How Sewing a Sunhat Solidified a Dream

The three frustrating hours I spent stumbling through a sunhat pattern with unclear instructions and mislabeling drove home my desire to write patterns specifically for reclaimed and sentimental textiles. Careful labeling can be the difference between a finished project or one abandoned due to incorrect cutting and running out of a specific fabric. Thorough, clear instructions can be the difference between despair and joy while sewing.

How to Sew a T-shirt Quilt Series – Week 1

Welcome to Week 1 of our T-Shirt Quilt Sewalong! I can’t wait to get started making memories with you through sewing. This week, I’ll be sharing a supply list and t-shirt quilt basics, including different methods for stabilizing your t-shirts so they’re easier to work with.

How to Design Your Own Stand Firm Zip Pouch Lining

Looking for a way to design your own lining fabric to use with the free Stand Firm Zip Pouch pattern? has made it easy to do yourself. And now I’m trying to make it even easier by giving you step-by-step instructions on how to use Spoonflower to make your lining piece!

Filled with Hope – Monthly Giveaway

I often find myself dwelling at the intersection of sewing and faith. Working to create something new from something old turns out to be a beautiful metaphor for the work Christ does in each of us. I’d love to share a little of my process so maybe others can discover how faith intersects their own creative endeavors. But mostly, I want to share a sliver of hope. Each month of 2020, I’ll be giving away a Hope Pouch from Reclaimed for Good.