All posts from Susi

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #17 “F” is for Fit Bit

    I got a Fit Bit recently and have really enjoyed the challenges that it brings to my routine. What I don’t enjoy is having on a black rubber bracelet every day. So for this IC challenge I tried ... Sep 02, 2015 - No Comments

  • Piping Tutorials

    I have been doing a series of pillows this year. While I am proud of the ones that I have created, I have learned a lot. In an effort to take things a step further, I did a little research. I found a ... Aug 26, 2015 - 1 Comment

  • Bike Panel Pillow

    JoAnn’s had a new line of panels in the home decor fabric section called Square By Design. There are lots of clever ones, but the one I like the best is a bicycle. Earlier in the Spring went to ... Aug 25, 2015 - 2 Comments

  • Knebworth Selvedge and Vintage Fair

    While visiting family in England, my husband found this “Vintage Fair” and we decided to go. They don’t have “flea markets” there, so we went with an open mind. The scen... Aug 12, 2015 - 4 Comments

  • Long Weekend in Chicago

    It is a traveling summer for me. I will spend almost no time in my own bed in July. I am a lucky girl to have so many places to go and so many people to see, but the schedule is tight, that is for sur... Jul 29, 2015 - 2 Comments

  • The Dust (before it settles) – Susi’s Craft Room

    We moved, but at this point that is ancient history. As most of you know, moving is the devil’s errand. Once you move it could be 1 year or maybe 30 years before you “get to all those boxe... Jul 28, 2015 - 5 Comments

  • Shady Hollow Flea Market 2015

    I visited Shady Hollow Flea Market last year. It is now an official date for my husband and I. Let’s start with the “man things”. Here is my favorite guy, looking at old plates. An... Jul 14, 2015 - No Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: Caipirinha

    We were recently treated to an authentic Brazilian cocktail. The Caipirinha is the national drink of Brazil. It is made with an alcohol called Cachaca, which is made with fermented sugar cane. (Near ... Jul 11, 2015 - No Comments

  • Project: Wonder Woman Cape (Swim Edition)

    I have made a Wonder Woman costume before, but this time I wanted to make a cape out of terry. That way, the cape would be big and dramatic, sure, but also, it would be warm and practical. Even the ti... Jun 17, 2015 - No Comments

  • T-shirt Makeover Inspirations

    I have collected fabric, and even some t-shirts to refashion. But I need to move from stash to suitcase. I thought that perhaps some of you might be stuck too. The trick is, these would be easy enoug... Jun 11, 2015 - 1 Comment