Author Archives: robynsewsthisandthat

About robynsewsthisandthat

I sew. I knit. I craft. I have too many desired projects and not enough time to create. I am mom to 8 and grandma to 5 wonderful gifts. I am married to the man of my dreams. I created this blog to track my projects and to inspire others. We all learn by sharing knowledge.

Selfish Sewing

It’s called selfish sewing. I prefer to call it “Grounding Sewing” or “Therapeutic Sewing”. You know the feeling. You get so busy with every day activities or the daily grind. You see sewing inspiration all around you. You can hear … Continue reading

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On Sewing and Sewing On

Last week I completed the BurdaStyle Teacher Certification course. It is an online course where you watch videos on their core techniques to use when teaching others using the Burda patterns. There were 4 assignments to complete using these core … Continue reading

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Super Hero’s Capes

Hi there! Remember me? Well, if not, let me introduce myself. I am the busy, over ambitious mother to 8 and grandmother to 5 woman fast approaching old age who is feeling the need to cram just as much as … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned the Hard Way…over and over

I was asked by a friend of the artist that I make the pillows for to make some pillows for her. We arranged to meet at the beginning of November to discuss what she wanted me to make. By the … Continue reading

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Sewing Decorative Pillows

I have made a lot of decorative pillows. They are fun. Most everyone loves to add that personal touch to their own decor with a pillow. I have taught classes on how to make these pillows. I will recap my … Continue reading

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Summer Has Flown By

How does that even happen? Summer is almost gone. Although the temperature here are still very much like summer. Schools in our area starts next week. Both the local public schools and the university. I have now graduated to college … Continue reading

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Sunday Sevens

It has been a week. And a week it has been. Here is my collection of seven (or so) photos from my week. Natalie at Threads and Bobbins created this link up to share what we have been doing with … Continue reading

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