The Black Peplum Sweater

Here is the black peplum sweater I recently finished. It is made out of a medium weight cotton sweater knit, which I purchased online from Mood. I also created the pattern myself. This project came together really fast, and after I cut out the pieces, it was about an hour and a half later that […]

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Happy Saturday!! Show and tell Saturday, Mountain Biking, The First Frost, and more

Happy Saturday everyone!! How is everyone today?? It is “Sew and tell Saturday” once again at Sew Country Chick. Come join in the fun by clicking HERE. I posted my A Stroll in Autumn Orange Coat today. Today we are heading to York River State Park to get some mountain biking time in. It should […]

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“3 looks to wear to Thanksgiving dinner”-by Ciarra

Here are three different looks to wear for Thanksgiving dinner. You can click on the links under each set to learn more about the items shown here, or you can use these outfit ideas as inspiration to make your own garments. Either way, you will look lovely when you come to the dinner table to […]

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! and links to help with hurricane Sandy

It’s Halloween! and when I think of Halloween I think of Orange and black, Witches, Kids in costume, GOODIES (yum!), and Black cats!! I decided to share a few “Halloween Kitty” pics to get you into the spirt of things today! My favorite Kitty since the 70’s when I was a little girl Adorable nails! […]

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A Stroll in Autumn Orange coat Member project of the week on BurdaStyle

I just logged into BurdaStyle to find my “A stroll in Autumn Orange coat” is the featured member project of the week. I have stated many times before that I love the BurdaStyle website, and that if you like to make your own clothes, you really should sign up and become a member. It is […]

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A Stroll in Autumn Orange Coat

When I saw this coat pattern in the October 2012 issue of BurdaStyle, I decided to give it a try. If you would like to make your own coat like this, just click HERE. I have my black peplum sweater and autumn leaves clutch to finish in order to complete this look. If you remember […]

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Waiting on the weather and thinking of winter….

Black birds in the snow items click here We are sitting here at home waiting to see what this hurricane Sandy is going to do. It has been steadily raining all day long. Tomorrow is supposed to be the “main event” so to speak, and the worst will be upon us. Only time will tell […]

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Our trip to Fairy Stone State Park Cabin 8

Here are the pictures from our trip to Fairy Stone State Park Cabin 8. We had such a great time, and can’t wait to return again.Cabin 8 has a certain serenity to it, and a real sense of history. Generations of families have spent many vacations here over decades. In the cabin journals that are […]

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Back from our trip to Fairy Stone State Park and Cabin 8

We are back from our trip to Cabin 8 at fairy Stone state park. It was a lovely, but too short trip. The fall color was amazing, and the charm and beauty of the park really won us over.I have a ton of pictures I have to go through, edit and then choose which to […]

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Holly Fork pumpkin patch,and updates

Next Wednesday is Halloween! I can’t believe it…this month has just flown by. My neighbor has already started his Christmas decor set up! He does this every year, and his entire house is covered in lights. People come from all over to drive down my street to check out his house. I will be posting […]

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