Ideas for Spring and Easter

Ideas to Celebrate Spring | A Virtuous Woman

I woke up this morning to sunshine… something that’s been severely lacking in my neck of the woods… all winter long. And the weather. Oh, it feels like spring! I love spring time. My yard fills with blooms, we like to do school outside on blankets, we can enjoy riding the horses again. As Easter or (as I prefer to call it) Resurrection Day approaches,

Quilted

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Article Written by Trudy Samsill I received a very special package in the mail today! My grandmother mailed me a quilt that she hand-stitched for me. I have several of these in my home, 2 hanging from the 2nd story loft stair-rail and 2 in my daughter’s room. One was mine from when I was a little girl that my grandmother made for me with

Embroidery Hoop Turkey Tutorial

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This turkey is just adorable.  Head on over to Gwenny Penny for the tutorial! This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

Spring Always Comes Embroidery Pattern

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After months of snow, snow, snow, and more snow, this little craft is a perfect distraction! Download this sweet embroidery patter for free from September House Embroidery. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

Cupcakes!

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There is something so intrinsically sweet about cupcakes. Here are a few of my favorite finds: What littler girl wouldn’t love adding these adorable cupcakes to her “kitchen?” You can purchase the .pdf pattern to make these cupcakes from Too Cute for only $5.00. These cupcake cards and boxes are so sweet – you could use them for birthdays, valentine’s day, or everyday! Just change

Quilted Valentine’s Day Table Mat

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This quilted tablemat is just lovely! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I think this quick quilt from Art Threads is the perfect thing to keep your hands busy on these long cold winter nights! This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

Fabulous Zipper Strap Lunch Bag

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Okay, so, I wish I had more time to sew. I can think of so many reason why I should have one of these for each my kiddos – maybe even for myself… nature walks picnics go to town day backyard picnics snacks on the go This darling bag would make a great gift for kids of ages!  I am also thinking that if you

Spool Pumpkin Craft

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This is a sweet and simple idea. I think you could use these little pumpkins at each place setting on your thanksgiving table – maybe take home favors or even use them as place cards. You could do these with your children as part of your homeschool, too! These little pumpkins are frugal, too! Check out the tutorial over at I Can Teach My Child.

Handmade Kindle Cover

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If  you have friends and family who have a Kindle, why not make them this sweet gift? Candace over at Made with Love had kindly shared her tutorial with us! This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.

Handmade Bag Doorstop

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I found this tutorial for a “humble doorstop” that would make a lovely gift! I love the burlap fabric in conjunction with the pretty floral fabric – and the ribbon – too sweet! You’ll have to check out the tutorial over at Shabby Art Boutique. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.