Fabric Covered Mouse Pad

Fabric Covered Mouse Pad Tutorial. A no-sew project from The Cottage Mama.

I don’t know about you, but I like to try to incorporate my beloved fabric into as many areas of my home as possible. So today I have a super-quick, no-sew project for you to incorporate your favorite fabric onto the top of your mouse pad. You can simply take a mouse pad you already own or pick up an inexpensive one at your office supply store, add some fabric and you’ve got a pop of color next to your computer that will bring a smile to your face! Let’s get started on this Fabric Covered Mouse Pad…….

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Spiced Zucchini Banana Bread Recipe

We have had quite a bit of produce in our house this summer with the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) were doing with a local farm. That means each week we go to the farm to pick up a box of organic, in-season produce to use throughout the week. We had quite a few leafy greens in the beginning, but now we've moved onto onions, beets, zucchini, cucumbers, eggplant, etc. So today I had some zucchini to use up and two bananas that were on their way out. So I created this Spiced Zucchini Banana Bread recipe that I think you'll really enjoy. Even the kids gobbled … continue reading

The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest

The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest.

  I'm pleased to announce the first ever The Cottage Mama Sewing Contest! I have been blown away by all of the incredibly talented women who sew from my patterns. I thought it would be fun to have a friendly competition with a big grand prize to honor all of your hard work and creativity. So I'm announcing the contest today, however, I wanted to give you plenty of time to get creative and have time to sew so the entries aren't due until September 12, 2014. Check out the Contest Celebrity Judges further down the post.......I'm so excited to have both of … continue reading

Pink Door Fabrics Giveaway

Measuring Tape by American Jane for Moda from Pink Door Fabrics on The Cottage Mama

Today we have a wonderful $50 giveaway for you all from one of the lovely, The Cottage Mama blog sponsors, Pink Door Fabrics. Pink Door Fabrics carries an amazing array of designer quilting cotton from all the latest designers and manufacturers. They really have incredible taste in fabric! Here are some of my favorite items from their shop: I would love to get my hands on these 16 prints with this 8 yard bundle of Far Far Away by Heather Ross. My girls love unicorns and this collection is so fun and whimsical. … continue reading