News — holidays

My First Adult Size Quilt

Posted by Emily Sacharow on

My First Adult Size Quilt

Just before Thanksgiving I finished the first of my handmade Christmas gifts for the year! A quilt! A big one! For my nephew! The last quilt I made was crib size quilt for my niece so I still consider this one a "first" in that it's made for a much bigger bed. I'm not gonna lie, I'm pretty friggin' proud of this monster. Backing up a bit, I first saw this picture  on Pinterest and loved the idea. I've always loved quilts that have different fabrics or blocks in them, but until I am a bit more skilled at piecing and tackling new...

Read more →

What I Received & What I Sent: Bee Creative Stocking Swap

Posted by Emily Sacharow on

What I Received & What I Sent: Bee Creative Stocking Swap

I received my Stocking Swap items the day before Thanksgiving so I was pretty excited to have them in time to decorate my apartment for Christmas! Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can *finally* bust out all the Christmas and Hanukkah stuff. In addition to my stockings, my partner also included a shirt for Ari, an ornament, Mr & Mrs Claus mittens, santa socks, sewing pins, and some extra Christmas themed fabric! Everything was awesome! In the stockings my partner used some of my favorite colors and even managed to find a way to incorporate a little Hanukkah spirit as my...

Read more →