From childhood to until not long ago, I was always the one who makes, sews, bakes and gives. When I was a first grader, every kids were competing; who gets the most Christmas cards. They simply teared off a page from the notebook, fold in a  half, wrote “Merry Christmas” and drew ugly snowmen. And they counted it as one card. As you may imagine, my Santa was carrying a bag of gifts, my reindeers were flying in the sky and my snowmen were dressed up warm and cozy. Kids all wanted to have my card and I was too busy drawing to go toRead More →

I got a happy mail from F+W Media a few days ago. Mini Patchwork Projects is a light book which includes 6 projects.(48pages) Most of them are simple yet fun projects you can finish in one day.   I decided to make a Reversible Trinket Bowl from the book. In the book, you need only two cotton prints for inside and outside of the bowl but I wanted to give my own twist, my signature Sewing Illustration!   First, I copied the template and cut  light weight fusible interfacing, roughly bigger than the template And placed my Sewing Illustration piece with cute fabric scraps fromRead More →

7 o’clock in the morning my Chloe’s friend knocked the door to go to school together. They sat on the dining table and chatted about the school, teachers, bugging boys and sort of 10 year old stuff. “My first grade teacher hated me. She didn’t even let me go pee.” “My first grade teacher liked me and my second grade teacher loved me and……” They were cute and I got to know that she was loved by all the teachers in her 6 years of school life.   Then I had an idea to show my gratitude for her teacher; making one of kind bookmarks!Read More →

  Every morning I try to take a walk for at least 30minutes. This morning I had a nice walk to the local market, Vons holding my two daughters’ hands. I let them choose whatever they want. 8 year old Chloe got a chocolate muffin and 4 year old Claire just copied her sister. I got some bagels and a bag of cherries and my girls ran down to the diary section. Little one chose 4 packs of Activia yogurts and Chloe got 2 extra expensive yogurts for herself and big sis at home. After we finish the breakfast, I was busy dressing up yogurt containerRead More →