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You Go Girl!
Wife to one man, mom to five daughters, lover of all good things.
Interests: i like to read and travel. i like to sew. i also like to run.
Recent Activity
Measuring tapes are in my You Go Girl shop!! And to celebrate (it took me FOREVER to get them listed), I'm going to have a Because-There-Is-Really-No-Excuse-For-Ugly Giveaway on my instagram. Up for grabs is a felt-covered-because-there-is-no-excuse-for-ugly retractable tape measure. Pick... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at You Go Girl!
Sometimes I'm an original... (Dish towel for my mama) This little dish towel was stitched up for my mama for Mother's day. Some fun fabrics, a little appliqué, a little embroidery, a little imagination. Thing of beauty and a joy... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at You Go Girl!
Because felt makes me happy... Because there has been a sunny spot to sit in while I stitch... Because stitching and pondering make me feel peaceful... And because there is no excuse for ugly... ...I've been busy beautifying some measuring... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at You Go Girl!
Yes. Yes I do. I judge books by the cover. Literally. When I was invited to review PRETTY BIRDS and join the blog tour, I clicked the link to see the book. Look at it! How could I say no?... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at You Go Girl!
Happy Heart Day. It's all about love. Who's idea was this? I want to kiss them on the lips. I'm pretty sure that love is our highest calling. Loving well, loving often, and loving deeply. Sounds simple but it is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at You Go Girl!
go with what you know. So....about that vintage zipper from the last post...My project was an EPIC FAIL. As in BOMB-O-RAMA. And it seemed like such a good idea. Look where I was headed. How did it go so wrong?... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at You Go Girl!
A vintage zipper has revved up my engine, shifted my gears and changed my direction! Yes. A zipper. What kind of geekiness is that? I found a vintage zipper in my stash of cool things. That's all it took. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at You Go Girl!
Oh, washi tape, you make my life better. My affinity for you runs deep. I was using my phone with out a cover. Ummm...bad idea. In no time, I'd lost control, dropped it, and shattered the back. It looked ugly.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at You Go Girl!
There has been a serious security breach at my house! As part of operation Deer-Be-Gone, we had a 6-foot fence constructed across the back of our yard. Somehow a sneaky, crafty, scheming deer found his way into my yard with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at You Go Girl!
Hello? Hello out there? Anybody home? Ummm...I didn't really mean to leave this space for a WHOLE season, but I did. Summer has come and gone and I didn't pop in once. How does that happen? It wasn't because there... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at You Go Girl!
Beautiful daughter number two is ready to graduate from high school. She is the bubbly in soda pop, the sparkle of a diamond, and sunshine on a cloudy day. This girl of mine is ready to step into the world... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at You Go Girl!
I've been doing a lot of this... because I've been inspired by these... and these... even though I don't seem to doodle in color. Hmmm... I am itchin' for some doodle stitchin'. Just saying. But first I am going to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at You Go Girl!
Bippity. Boppity. Boo. The transformation is complete. I feel like the fairy Godmother. Cinderella is rockin' the ball gown and ready to step into her new life. Who wants to dance with Cinderella? The Cinderella Bag can be found here... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at You Go Girl!
I found some little doodle stitches when I was cleaning out my sewing hutch to prepare it for painting. I've finally painted this hutch (insert happy dance and a little squeal), but that's a story for another time. Back to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at You Go Girl!
Ummmmmm...NO ONE! That's who. So I was walking by the craft studio and I heard some muffled sobs. It wasn't my sewing machine like last time. It was the scrap bags. Seems that they were feeling a little like Cinderella... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at You Go Girl!
I baked up a little love for my Valentine. And can I just give Washi Tape a little shout out? Where have you been all my life? I <3 this stuff! Happy heart day, friends! Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at You Go Girl!
It's happening again. Remember this... Time to move some fabric before the producer of Hoarders comes knocking on my door. Sometimes I think I might have a small problem be ridiculous. This time I am letting go of my heaping... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at You Go Girl!
another chickie of mine is spreading her wings. Paige will graduate from highschool this spring. I can't believe it. Before she leaves our home, we think it is important that she experience a little taste of this world and how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2014 at You Go Girl!
"Tis the season. I'm elfing again. You? Here in my home, spirits are high. Merry making is in full swing. The gift in the manger is on our minds. I hope all your holiday happenings are full of the magic... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at You Go Girl!
Image's cold outside. The temperatures are SUBZERO in my corner of Montana. It takes your breath away, freezes your nose hairs together, and makes your hands feel like they are on fire if you are outside for more than a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at You Go Girl!
The weather is a changin'. Those glorious, golden days of sixty degree temperatures have packed up and moved on. [stifled sob] In their place is a wind with a bite, swirling leaves, nearly naked trees, and temperatures that make you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at You Go Girl!
...but really I am an apple. Who knew? This little apple has been rolling around in my craft room looking more like a kiwi than an apple for at least two years. Yes...two years...maybe even longer...just sitting there without shape,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at You Go Girl!
Do you see it? Look again... There it is. Love. On a rock. My beautiful mother-in-law found this rock for me on Wild Horse Island on a day when I was not well enough to look for my own. I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at You Go Girl!
...or would that be hardly working? Stitching up felt ornaments never feels like work. I LOVE all this flossy, felty magic. I hope you are enjoying some kind of goodness of your own today. Cheers, Cassie Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2013 at You Go Girl!
This is really happening. They all got their official driver's license yesterday. Lord have mercy. That's all I can say. Just Lord have mercy. (And, yes, the one in the middle is every bit as silly as she looks...and then... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2013 at You Go Girl!