Making easy stenciled envelope pillows from canvas drop cloth

My sewing skills can best be described as "rudimentary." If you want proof, just ask my long-suffering childhood 4-H sewing leader/mother. She tried her best to pass her seamstressy superpowers on to me with very limited success. Nevertheless, I decided to blow the dust off  of my hand-me-down sewing machine recently to make new cases …

Crafting | An old-timey clock shadow box

I found an empty white shadowbox at a thrift store before Christmas and wanted to put an assemblage of  old-timey clocks inside it. After a quick internet search, I found some great vintage clock faces on creatingmyselfcreatively. Then, after a somewhat longer search through the scattered cache of craft supplies and collectibles that clutter my basement, I found …