Friday, August 12, 2011

Hello Again

 I apologize for falling off the edge of the earth LOL! You know how life just kinda gets in the way well it has been getting in my way a lot lately. But it is time to get back into the groove...to be perfectly honest I was beginning to feel really frustrated that I could not seem to get my blogging on. But I have come to realize that it is what it is...I am doing this for enjoyment not to see how many followers/comments/kudos/etc...that I can get. This is a place where I can post my thoughts, creativity or whatever else I choose to do...my little corner of the world. So there you have it my thought for the day:)
Diane


Thursday, July 14, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011

Cadet Cap

OK, here we go this is the first of several projects I have going right now...got this pattern over at blog.betzwhite.com very cute...I will be posting later when my cute little models will be showing these off.


Thursday, June 9, 2011

Rosey Little Things

 Hello my friends things have been a little crazy around Hovis Lane lately and I have just not been able to find time for everything...hopefully that is about to change. I have several projects on the horizon that I hope to be able to share very soon. In the mean time I just wanted to share this awesome gift I recieved from (vintagesheets.blogspot.com) Roseylittlethings.com.....drum roll please... 
 A half pound vintage sheet scrap pack...Darling Daisey Earrings and Pretty Peony Ring-Robins Egg Blue that is simply gorgeous!!! I love it all now I need suggestions on what to make with the sheet scrap pack there are several good size pieces of vintage sheet in the pack...I would welcome any suggestions:)


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dry Erase Frames

This is a really cute idea I found at lollyjane.com.  A great idea for graduation...very adorable for a dorm room or really any room.



Monday, May 16, 2011

Cricut Sweet Treats Cartridge Giveaway

This fun sweet treats cartridge is perfect for birthday parties or any fun gathering you can celebrate with ice cream, cake and presents.

http://www.favecrafts.com/sweeps/Cricut-Sweet-Treats-Cartridge-Giveaway

Friday, May 13, 2011

Circut-expression 2 Anniversary Edition Giveaway

Hurry! The Cricut giveaway ends tomorrow! You can still enter to win today (and again tomorrow to increase your odds). Good luck to everyone!!!

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Versatile Bag


Another view

Inside is an inset zipper pocket (never attempted before Leah's instruction made it very easy)

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Better late than never:)

Sometimes life just gets away from you...this month has been CRAZY but at the same time a blessing in so many ways. Anyhoo here is a couple of pics of Easters tees I made for my granddaughters...I found this tutorial at http://www.make-it-do.com/sew-it/good-egg-easter-tee-tutorial/



Thursday, April 14, 2011

Friday, April 8, 2011

Spring Board Creative Collaboration

Have you heard about "Spring Board" sponsored by Knitty Bitties?  Well she just posted the dets about it today.

FABULOSO!

So if you are a lover of crafty inspiration  AND want to sign up for some awesome giveaways go check it out:)
 
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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

New Purse

Well here is my first attempt at making a purse without a pattern...all tho some might say I cheated since the body of the purse was already somewhat done. This was my second attempt the first one I botched and cut the legs off of the jeans to short! LOL Any hoo here it is with coordinating wallet from bluebirdswing.blogspot.com (Have I told you how much I like this wallet:) Please bare with the picture quality I am far from being a photographer ;)


Monday, March 28, 2011

Round Yoke Handbag

As promised here are the sets that I have been working on...I delivered them to my Mom the other night so she could deliver them to her friends and I forgot to take pics so my Mom graciously agreed to take the pics for me. As you can tell by now I really love the Round Yoke Handbag pattern by...
and the wallet by...
and of course the key fob to match also.




VS Fat Quater Giveaway

Check out the...

Vintage Sheet Fat Quarter Giveaway


The giveaway is from Jodi of Come Tarry With Me. She is giving away this yummy bundle of goodies.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Vintage Sheet Giveaway

Check out the great giveaway over at...
http://vintagesheets.blogspot.com/2011/03/vintage-sheet-fq-giveaway.html
the giveaway is being hosted by Lindsay and Mary of Craft Buds. If I were you I would check out both sites... they are great!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Newest Round Yoke Handbag

 This is my newest Round Yoke Handbag...design/pattern by Rebeka Lambert
I love this pattern...the instructions are very clear and easy to follow. I made the first one for my Mother and she loves it.
Stay tuned for matching wallet and key fob to follow.

 










Monday, March 14, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Link Parties

These are the link parties I am attending today:

Tear Rose Home: Link Party No. 45
Lil' Luna Link Partay # 16

Cabrio Tote Sew Along

Just finished up the Cabrio Tote Sew along over at Sew Spoiled @ sewspoiled@blogspot.com. The pattern for the Cabrio Tote was very easy to follow and fun to make. I was one of the five to win a free pattern at her etsy shop. I had so much fun...you need to hop on over and check out her blog.



Sunday, March 6, 2011

Cabrio Tote Sew Along

I got behind in posting my pics for the sew along so here they are...all the way to the completed project. I really enjoyed the sew along, the pattern was very easy to follow, thanks to Leah over at http://sewspoiled.blogspot.com/ for the opportunity to join in the fun and opportunity








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Thursday, February 17, 2011

I WON....woot! woot!


I follow the most awesome blog/site over at craftystaci.com she has some great ideas and inspiration for anyone that loves crafts and sewing. Go over and check her out. I won the most adorable oval mug mat and matching reversible coffee cup sleeve.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Giveaway Alert! Aleene's Tacky Glue

This is so COOL! They are giving away a MEGA-assortment of Aleene’s Tacky Glues!
In celebration of the launch of the NEW Cool2Craft Newsletter at FaveCrafts.com, they are giving away a special mega assortment of Aleene’s Tacky Glue.
Aleene just celebrated her 87th birthday so Tiffany has collected a huge assortment of Aleene’s Tacky Glues to give-away – $87 worth! That’s a lot-a-Tacky-Glue including the famous Original Aleene’s Tacky Glue in the gold bottle, Acid Free, Liquid Fusion, Quick Dry, Super Thick, Tack It Over & Over, 2 in 1, Clear Gel, Easy Flow, Fast Grab and many more!
Hurry! Hurry! Head on over to FaveCrafts.com to enter this giveaway and learn how you can earn extra entries!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Cabrio Tote Sew along

Straps and Outer Shell Panel gathered (Step 3-6) -- - Feb. 9- Feb. 15

 




This has really been fun only thing is I want to go at it faster than the schedule so I just work on it, take my pics and wait. l

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Sherbert Blossom Giveaway

The Twinery is going to give one Sherbet Blossom reader ALL 11 FULL SIZED SPOOLS OF TWINE! ($154 Value!!) Beautiful, fun colors! Something I'd LOVE to have in my craft stash!

To enter, visit The Twinery and let us know which twine color is your favorite. Entries close on Saturday,  February 5th at 11:59pm.

Giveaway

Head on over to Simple Delights. Samantha is celebrating her one year blog anniversary (Happy Anniversary!) and Lemon Squeezy Home has graciously donated the cutest Sewing machine pendant for  a giveaway!

Monday, January 31, 2011

BURRRRR

Here is the forecast for the next few days...the only up side to this is if we don't loose eletricity I can at least sew:)
Tonight...Freezing rain or rain...Periods of snow and sleet in the evening...Then snow after midnight. Blowing snow after midnight. Colder. Snow May be heavy at Times after midnight. Lows around 16. North winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight.

Tuesday...Snow in the morning...Then periods of snow in the afternoon. Blowing snow in the morning...Then areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Much colder. Snow May be heavy at Times in the morning. Highs around 20. North winds 20 to 25 mph.


Tuesday Night...Cloudy with slight chance of snow showers. Colder. Lows around 4. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent.
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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Cutie Pie

 I just love this embroidery pattern...It's suppose to be a well loved doll...so I named her "Cutie Pie." I  embroidered these for a friend who is raising money for the kids after prom party.


Monday, January 24, 2011

Cabrio Sew Along



I have chosen my fabric for the Sew Spoiled "Cabrio Tote" sew along...everything is cut out and I am ready to begin construction!

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Tea Rose Home: Link Party No. 38! / 1200 yards

 

Round Yoke Handbag


 This is the Round Yoke Handbag...design/pattern by Rebeka Lambert
This pattern
was very easy to follow and went together really fast...
I mean I seem to be really slow sometimes but I was able to sew this up in one night WOW!