Fabric Flower Pin/ Gift Decor

by ilene on July 18, 2012 · 1 comment

in decor, sewing, stationary

After sewing Jeff’s sister’s bridal shower present (see customized dinosaur and robot blanket tutorial here), I had some  leftover scraps of flannel fabric in their wedding colors that I thought I should use up somehow.  I decided to decorate their wedding present with some fabric flowers that I pieced together by hand which she could […]

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Keychain/gift tag

by ilene on November 21, 2011 · 4 comments

in sewing

Hey guys! I am back from my 3 week trip to Taiwan and itching to get back to sewing, baking and crafting! I have so many projects cooking up in this little head of mine, I can’t wait to get started on them! But first, here is a quick one that I did awhile back: […]


Panties! Panties! Panties!

by ilene on June 28, 2011 · 10 comments

in sewing, wedding

Hehe, did that title catch your attention? That’s right, I said PANTIES!! This might be the most risqué post I will ever write, I can’t believe I am writing about underwear!! I’m giggling as I write this because I have the maturity level of a 12 year old boy. You may want to avert your […]


Our sweet neighbors were expecting their first baby so I wanted to sew them something extra special for their baby shower. They opted not to know the gender of the baby to avoid gender stereotypes so I was challenged to make something that was gender neutral. No frilly tutus, ruffled bottom onesies or helicopter onesies […]


I have three little girl friends who I adore. They range in age from 4-7 and I love to babysit them, play dress up, color rainbows and take them out for “afternoon tea”.  They are the cutest, sweetest little girls and I am so lucky to have them in my life!! I was shopping one day […]