Hi I'm Skyler, and I'm into crafts, sewing, baking, and other domestic intrigue!

Posts made in June, 2012

Fat Quarter Friday: DIY Fabric Tags

Fat Quarter Friday: DIY Fabric Tags

This week I’m going to show you how I make my fabric tags that I attach to my blankets. My husband actually taught me how to do this, yay Brian! Using just one fat quarter I can get 84 tags! Materials: Light colored fat quarter Freezer paper (found in the aisle with the tinfoil) An iron A computer and printer Step 1: Cut your fat quarter into 8.5″x11″ rectangles, the exact size of a sheet of computer paper. You should be able...

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For the Love Feature

Today my little blog is being featured on I am Momma Hear Me Roar (hooray for me!). I have a baby blanket set up for auction and all the proceeds go to charity. I’m pretty excited, so go check it out! The Host Blog – I am Momma Hear Me Roar The cause – Owen My item for...

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Weekend Sweets: Banana Brunch Bars

This is my Aunt Denise’s recipe, and it is a family favorite. It’s a great way to use up those over ripe bananas. These are kind of like a moist coffee cake type thing. They make a perfect breakfast pastry, dessert, or sweet snack. Ingredients:1 C sugar1 1/2 C flour1/2 C shortening1/2 t vanilla2 eggs1/2 t baking soda1/2 t salt1/3 C milk3 medium mashed ripe bananas Topping:2/3 C sugar1/2 C flour1/4 t cinnamon1/2 stick butter...

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Bubble Quilt – Puff Blanket – Biscuit Quilt

Bubble Quilt – Puff Blanket – Biscuit Quilt

I’ve been working for a long time on this puff quilt, I started it around Christmas time and it just kept getting pushed to the side. When we were little we had this great bubble quilt that our grandma made us, and I wanted to make one for Ada. I only vaguely remembered what it looked like, so my puffs are much bigger, but it turned out great and Ada loves squishing the colorful puffs! I made a practice puff a while ago for my Puff Pin...

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Ruffled Baby Blanket and Matching Tag Blanket

Ruffled Baby Blanket and Matching Tag Blanket

This will soon be your new go to gift for new moms. My mom taught me how to make this ruffle blanket and it is amazing! It feels wonderful and looks really expensive. Every time Ada and I go out with one people comment and want to know where we bought it! As for the tag blanket, I just kind of made up the “pattern” for it, they are super quick and easy, plus Ada loves hers! Watch the video below, or keep reading for the full...

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