May 25th: Favourite Sewing Memes!

Ooo, I love a good sewing/quilting related meme! When you find a fab one that you achingly relate to, it’s like finding gold right underneath your bobbin case! (I wish! Ha!) In this post I wanted to share with you a few of my favourites I’ve been able to come across on Pinterest. Some of them are […]

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I made a Quilt!!

As is expected at this time of the year, the last few weeks have been filled with festive get-togethers, exciting gift making and an endless array of baking, giving me very little time to tend to my lovely little blog. But in the last few days before Christmas, I’ve hoarded away a little bit of […]

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Status: Amanda is M.I.A

Yes, M.I.A. It sure has felt that way over the past week. Life as I had known was put on hold last week as I had a full first week at work. (Yay! I survived it!) This week, I have the next five days to myself! *happy dance* But this, unfortunately, is the cruel sting of casual […]

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FOR SALE | Little Wallets

I’ve beaten my procrastination and have re-stocked a few new lovely little items in my madeit shop! Huzzah!! These little wallets have been on the go for the past month or so and have been ever-so-patient in getting finished. I’ve listed them at $12 each with FREE postage! Unfortunately, you can only purchase these if you live in Australia 😦 […]

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Mini Craft Haul!

I’ve been buying so many quilting gadgets and sewing accessories over the past month or so (who doesn’t, right?!), that I wanted to share a few of them with you in something that I call: A Craft Haul!   Item #1 ‘The Quilting Answer Book’ | Barbara Weiland Talbert I discovered this little beauty of […]

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TUTORIAL | Four Patch Block

Good Morning!! Here’s another little tutorial for all of you to peruse at… Do you know of anyone who is just starting out in patchwork and would benefit from watching some quick information-filled video tutorials? Well, by all means share this with them! I make these tutorials specifically with those people in mind! See the […]

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I Don’t Just Make Quilts…

I’m also a happy ‘crafter’! Out of the different crafty things I like to make, the most favourite thing I love to create is wooden jewellery! There’s something about working with an ‘organic’ type of medium that solely captures me… I love the simplicities of their texture and aesthetic, the complexities of their shape and […]

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Day 12 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Happy Christmas Eve!! And with that comes the very last day of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts! (There’s mixed emotions floating around here…) Like I said yesterday, this craft is the simplest of the lot and will literally take you 5 minutes or so to complete! (Go on, give it a go right now!) So […]

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Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Wow-Oh-Wow! It’s Day 11 already! And in 2 days time it’ll be Christmas! Todays festive project is what I made and gave to some very special friends of mine. I filled each bag with a bottle of some organically produced Shiraz (I bought it because the label looked pretty!) and hung a little Hessian Bird […]

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Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas Crafts

Day 10 is here!! Holy-Moly, can you believe it’s only 3 more days until Christmas?! Oh my! Surprising, I’m pretty much ready for the big day. I have a few cooking chores to do over the next few days but apart from that, I say ‘bring on the big day!’ If you’re still stuck on […]

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