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Birthday Party Packages

*Birthday party packages are based on 8 total students for sewing. Party package includes: The Birthday person chooses the project, fabrics and theme. (They don't have to match, but it is a current trend for the "sleep over" party later)  Typical projects include, but are not limited to: pillowcases, PJ Bottoms, Tote Bags(advanced sewing) bubble letters, neck pillows and more!!!)




A Birthday Class/Event:

*for 7guests, plus the birthday person totaling 8 people:

$35/per person 2 1/2 hours




A deposit of 1/2 party cost is due at the time of booking. Full payment is due 14 days before date of party. If you must cancel your party for any reason, you will receive your full deposit if cancelled 30 days before your party date. If you must cancel with less than 30 days' notice, your deposit is non-refundable, but I will be happy to reschedule your party within a six week time frame from the original party date. Should it be necessary to resend invitations, there will be an addi…

Skylar's Halloween Birthday Party

Skylar's Halloween Birthday Party. We made so many fun crafts. The kids loved it!

The birthday girl.

Part of the Halloween Candy Buffet



Spider web cupcakes.


The spooky treat table.


We made gooey slime. It was a hit!




The kids with their popcorn hands, clothespins bats, & mummy cans.


We made these cute paper pumpkins and...

witches broom filled with candy of course!
Happy Birthday Skylar!!

Damask Crib Bedding

How cute is this nursery?!! I love it!
Stacey has been the home health nurse that comes to help me take care of my special needs foster child. She has worked with Johnny for more than a year now. I was so thrilled when she asked me to make her baby bedding.
Pleated bedskirt.

Pink satin ties.



Don't you just want to curl up in there?!



Crib bumper with black satin cording.
These have zippers in them so you can take the covers off and wash them.


Sweet dreams Kessler.


Congratulations Stacey & Doug! Kessler is a lucky little girl to have the both of you.
Thanks for all you have done for my family. I am so happy for you!

The Birthday Bag

I love this bag! Katie came to class on Monday and wanted to make a birthday present for her mom. I helped her pick from some of my Amy Butler fabric. The bag is fully lined and has 2 pockets inside. She added the flower on a pin so she could remove it if she wanted to.
What a fabulous birthday gift!! Happy Birthday Kim!

Az State Fair Fashion Show 2010

I love seeing my students participate in the fashion show at the Az State Fair.
They work so hard on all their projects and this
is when they get to show off
the hard work and have some fun with it!


Nicole (15)
She made this entire dress & headband out of duct tape.

Marissa (18)
She embroidered the design on this apron.


Blaire (16)

She made this dress in record time to wear it to her spring formal.



Kennedy (10)

She made this darling zebra skirt.



Emily (10)

She turned an ordinary pillowcase into this fabulous skirt.



Katelyn (11)

She made this soft robe out of zebra fleece.



Brighton (10)

She altered this dress pattern to make it more her style
& made the bag to match.



Rylie (10)

She had so much fun making this poodle skirt.



Madelyn (10)
She made this cute dress with buttons.

The woman who made this all possible. The Superintendent over the Creative Arts & Crafts Division
MaryEllen Simmons. (a.k.a. my mom)

She has worked so many hours to pull this all together. And it turned out wonderfully! It…

Trick or Treat Bag Tutorial

I am doing 2 Halloween Birthday Parties this month.
These cute Trick or Treat bags are going to be the goody bags for each guest.

I love the dotted grosgrain ribbon seperating the fabrics.


I made 19 of them today. I have 3 more to go.
Want to make your own?
Here's how:


You will need:
(2) 10.5" x 14" pieces of Halloween fabric
(1) 10.5" x 14" piece of black fabric
(1) 3.5" x 45" piece for the straps
(2) pieces of coordinating ribbon (optional)
Coordinating thread.



Pin the black fabric & one piece of the halloween fabric together
along the longer 14" side and sew.



Then repeat with the other piece of Halloween fabric on the bottom side
of the blak fabric. Pin & Sew.


Iron your seams open.




Sew ribbon along the seams.

This step is optional but I love using trim and think
it just adds so much to your projects.



Place bag right sides together and sew up the sides.
Try to line up the ribbon when pinning your bag together.


For your strap, iron down from the top &a…