Wednesday, December 21, 2011

National Tie One On Day 2011

This is my second year gifting an apron for National Tie One On Day. Unfortunately, I only made one this year instead of three. This apron went to a special person. I haven't had the opportunity to meet her but I know she loved the apron and the meaning behind it.

Mistletoe & Winter Fun!

Mistletoe Water Can Apron
Oh my, I've been so busy these past few weeks that I haven't had a chance to blog and also been dealing with wrist problems...but anywho, I participated in a Christmas Apron Swap and this is the package I put together for my ASP:

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Rosey The Robot Maid

Rosey from The Jetsons
The Jetsons is the classic, futuristic cartoon of 2062. Rosey is The Jetsons, 45 year- old robot maid. She's part of their family and takes care of all the household chores, in record-speed of course! Even robots wear aprons!

The Jetsons

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Muppets Apron Giveaway Winner....

Congratulations to blogger Turtles In North Dakota! You are the lucky winner of The Muppets Apron giveaway! Email me ( your info so I can get your goodies out to you today. Enjoy!

Meep, meep, meep, meep!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Swedish Chef

The Swedish Chef
A known muppet that's always wearing an apron...The Swedish Chef! I love his skits in the Muppet Show. Since Thanksgiving is approaching and so is The Muppets movie, thought this would be perfect to share:

Bork! Bork! Bork!

Monday, November 14, 2011

The Muppets Apron Giveaway!

Big fan of The Muppet Show!
I've been blogging for a year already about aprons, of course! And I've been addicted to Apron Swapping! My collection of aprons has grown tremendously and I love every single one.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Christmas Apron Swap 2011

Christmas Apron Swap by Country Pleasures
Looking for a Holiday apron swap? Join the Christmas Apron Swap hosted by Country Pleasures. Deadline to sign up is November 10th, don't miss out!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Flower Wand

Flower Power!
My daughter has chosen to be a Bumble Bee for Halloween this year. Costume prices are OUTRAGEOUS! So piecing together a costume comes way more practical...with that said, I've put together a tutorial for a simple flower wand.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Tie One On apron theme...Autumn Leaves!

Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves is the new apron theme announced over at Tie One On. Looking forward to this's still been HOT in So Cal and still waiting to feel the Fall weather. Hope this will motivate me try a recipe for some pumpkin spice cupcakes I viewed on Makin' Cakin' Weekends.

All apron JPEG's need to be submitted by December 5th. For more details, visit Tie One On. Happy Sewing!

Aprons On Screen Gallery

I Love Lucy!
Aprons On Screen gallery is up and ready for your viewing pleasure over at Tie One On. Enjoy!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Pumpkin Masquerade

Cool fabric, huh?
Are these the coolest Halloween fabric patterns or what? I sew loved this Halloween apron I received from my ASP...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011


This SPOOKY Halloween apron went out to Gail over at Faithfulness Farm. It was a Fall apron theme and we both requested a Halloween themed apron from each other. She doesn't own a Halloween apron, so I thought I make it fun and not to spooky...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Lost Cocktail!

Citrus pocket with glued on salt beads!
I participated in the Cool Drinks for Hot Mamas! apron swap...the apron package I put together for my ASP made it safe and sound to its destination, but unfortunately, the apron package I was suppose to receive lost it's way to my place.

Monday, September 5, 2011

I Love Lucy!

I Love Lucy!
Aprons On Screen was the theme at Tie One On. My ol'time favorite show is I Love Lucy. I went with the classic white apron with the black and red rick-rack. Even though my favorite apron worn by Lucy was from the Fan Magazine episode.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Fall Apron Swap 2011

Fall Apron Swap by Country Pleasures
Here's a fun, end of the summer apron swap to join. Head on over to Country Pleasures and sign up by Sept. 1st for the Fall Apron Swap. Don't miss out!

Monday, July 25, 2011

Fairy Land Giveaway!

Val over at Yarni Gras! is having a fun giveaway...a Fairy Land Starter Kit! How fun! It has all the essentials for starting your own fairy land. Fly on over to Yarni Gras! to get all the details and enter the giveaway.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Storybook Apron Gallery

The Storybook apron gallery is up for viewing over at Tie One On. Once again, lots of fun aprons submitted. Don't forget the new theme is Aprons On Screen!

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tie One On apron theme...Aprons On Screen!

A fun, new apron theme has been announced over at Tie One On...Aprons on Screen! I can't wait to start working on this one. I already have my favorite apron in mind from a 50's t.v. show...can you guess?

All apron pics need to be submitted by September 5th. For more details, visit Tie One On. Happy Sewing!

Friday, July 1, 2011

Dick and Jane

Storybook Theme
This time around, the Show & Tell theme over at Tie One On was...Storybook! This was a tough one for me. I was so close to not submitting a creation, but I found a classic read by coincidence...Dick and Jane! I've been having my official 1st grader do some summer reading and picked up a few easy readers at the library.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Before & After...Hotslings!

Hotslings baby carrier? Not sure how this works, but it'll be an apron soon!
I found a baby sling carrier or something of that sort. Not sure how it works but I loved the fabric print and got it for $.50 at a yard sale! Here's a complete view of it:

Hot Mama Apron Swap!

Yup, Summer is here and another fun apron swap is taking place over at Hot Mama Apron Swap...summer theme is "Cool Drinks For Hot Mamas!". Hurry up and sign up so you don't miss out on a refreshing apron!

Happy Swapping!

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Blogger Comment Issues...

Okay, so I faithfully read all blog posts and I've been extremely frustrated on NOT being able to leave precious comments on some fabulous blogs!

I'm sure there's some of you out there sharing my frustration! If you're having trouble leaving me comments, please email me at to let me know. Or if you know how I can fix this issue, please let me know how. I appreciate your help!

Have a peachy day and enjoy the 1st official day of Summer...I know I am!

Friday, June 3, 2011

Vintage Finds...

Fabulous '50's Recipe Collection Book
Look at what I found at a Craft Boutique in Downtown Brea! And all for just $7.00!!! I was so excited on getting these finds...a '50's recipe book and some awesome vintage thread:

Monday, May 30, 2011

Storybook Theme Extended...

Just found out that the Tie One On: Storybook Theme has been extended to July 31st! That's awesome because I thought I wouldn't be able to make the deadline. I've had lots on my plate lately.

There's still time to submit your apron pics...happy sewing!

Friday, May 13, 2011

Baby Shower Bibs & Bows

Adult sized bibs & bows.
A friend of mine asked me if there's was any way I could make baby shower bibs and bonnets for adults. I was all over that project! Off I went to find the perfect fabric. Found it! I made my own pattern for the bib and this is what it came out to:

Before & After...Paisley Blue Skirt

Beautiful Blue Paisley
This months Before & After was this beautiful long skirt. I loved the pattern and the fabric was so light weight: 

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

It's All About The Moms!

Mother's Day is this Sunday and unfortunately I have to work. The duties of being a manicurist. But I'll be pampering other moms by beautifying their toesies and nails!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Fabric Note Cards

Fabric Note Card
I'm guilty of having tons of fabric scraps and knowing that someday I'll end up using them for something...someday...for something!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Fishy Watermelon

Fishy Watermelon!
My mom is leaving to Mexico in a few days on vacation to visit family. She goes out there at least twice a year. I miss going to my hometown...yes, I was born in Guadalajara...beautiful city. Last time I was out there was when I graduated from high school, over 15 years ago.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Kids Activity Handbag

Coloring book & crayon handbag.
This weekend was the Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival in Buena Park. I always look forward to attending this fun festival. I enjoy looking at all the handmade crafts and I do buy a few cute festive goodies. This time around was Easter crafts.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Snoopy License Plate

I'm a huge SNOOPY fan! I mean HUGE! Last year while watching the news, there was a report made about getting a Beagle license plate for the state of California. The website was given,, to sign up for this plate. Oh boy, I was all over that!

This license plate is only available to California, which is a bummer if you're a Snoopy fanatic outside of the state. Their has to be at least 7,500 people to sign up in order for this license plate to go in production. The cost of the plate is $50 and the proceeds go towards the museums in California. Awesome!

Before & After...Gotcha!

Last weekend, my parents had a yard sale. It was a success, but my mom kept saying that I wasn't allowed to buy anything! But why??? She knew I was up to something!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Polka Dot Craze!

My kids have been on Spring Break since last week and keeping them entertained has been fun and busy! I surprised the kids with a fun day at Knott's Berry Farm! I love Snoopy...swoon! After a fun and hot day at KBF, a package was awaiting for me at the door step...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Paris Apron Gallery

The Mime
Oui, oui! The Paris theme apron gallery from Tie One On are posted for viewing! Yay! And the most exciting part of it is that my apron was featured on Amy's blog post! Double Yay!!

I was so overly excited seeing my apron on Amy's blog post that I had to share my excitement with everyone in my household! How cool is that?! Oh, very cool!

Visit Tie One On and click on "over to the gallery" link to view all the trĂ©s chic aprons!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Mother's Day Apron Swap

Country Pleasures Mother's Day Apron Swap
What a wonderful way to give and receive an apron for Mother's Day! Sue is hosting this Motherly swap so head on over to Country Pleasures for all the details and sign up by April 15th. Happy Sewing!

Friday, April 1, 2011

Tie One On apron theme...Storybook!

New apron theme going on over at Tie One On...Storybook time! Classic! All apron pics need to be submitted by June 1st. For more details, visit Tie One On. Now, let's get sewing!

Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Mime

This apron was submitted to the Tie One On apron gallery...PARIS! Ooh la la! I immediately thought of a mime and what better Mime than the legendary Marcel Marceau! My inspiration to this silent apron...

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Screams Spring!

Screams Spring!
This Spring apron swap was hosted by Sue from Country Pleasures. I just got back to sewing again since about 2 weeks ago. I've been dealing with an injured wrist that's worked related and I have to wear a wrist band. I'm a manicurist, so I knew this would happen sooner or later...

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake
This cute girly apron is being given to our cousin Jennifer's daughter, Abigail! She's turning "1" and I thought this would be perfect to give to her along with some play food!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Chicken Wire

Chicken Wire Apron!
Yay! My Chicken apron swap partner, Amy from Amy's Knits did an awesome job on this half apron! I love the chicken wire fabric and to my surprise the chicken print fabric was in yellow (my favorite color).

Monday, February 28, 2011

Cluck, Cluck, Cluck

So what came first...the chicken or the egg??? Such a baffling question! This apron swap Chicken theme was hosted by Valerie over at Hot Mama Apron Swap. This Clucking apron was for my apron swap partner Amy over at Amy's Knits.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Spring Apron Swap

Country Pleasures Spring Apron Swap
Ready for a Spring Apron Swap? I, really I am! For more details on this fun Spring swap, head on over to Country Pleasures and sign up by March 1st.

Spring is near! Happy Sewing!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Pink Roses

Pink Roses Apron!
Yay! I received my Valentine apron yesterday afternoon as I was leaving for work...bummer! I was so anxious to see my apron. I opened it as soon as I got home last night and I loved it!!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Tree Of Love

Tree Of Love
This valentine swap hosted by Sue over at Country Pleasures was so much fun! I went for a more nontraditional valentine print but it still looks Valentine-ish, don't you think? It has pink and hearts!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Tie One On apron theme...Paris!

I've participated in the last two Show and Tell apron themes over at Tie One On. So much fun! Amazing seeing what everyone that participates comes up with for the specific theme going on. 

So I've been waiting patiently to find out what the new theme is and it's PARIS! Never been but someday my family and I will eventually make a trip out there.

All apron pictures are to be submitted via email by March 1st. For more details visit Tie One On. Join the fun!

Hot Mama Apron Swap!

If your looking for a fun apron swap, head on over to Hot Mama Apron Swap for all the details and sign up for the "Chicken Lovin' Hot Mama's" apron swap! It's a chicken theme. You have until January 29th to sign up so hurry up! Don't miss out on the fun!

Happy Swapping! Cluck, cluck, cluck...

I'm doing something new this time around...I'll be posting apron swaps along with blog links. Why not share the fun, right?

Thursday, January 20, 2011

King Kong

My son asked me why I haven't made him an apron like his Sissy! Well, I didn't know what to I promised him that I would look for a Cool fabric to make him a special apron! My 5 year old son has many, many, many interests...he's 5!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Black & White

It's the new year! I let my sewing machine rest for a few weeks and I enjoyed the break...very much needed. So I'm back in sewing mode once again and it feels great! This apron is going to my best friend, Karla, out in Oklahoma. She knows she's receiving an apron because I had to ask her about her color & purple are big NO NO's with her! So to play it safe, I went with the basic Black and White.