I have been sewing most of my life. I have a passion for Fabric and Design. Just opened my online Children's Boutique. I specialize in Sewing Patterns for childrens clothing. I also carry something for Mom's and Dad's. I am married have 3 grown children and 6 Grandchildren. You can visit my shop here: www.fairytalefrocksandlollipops.com
My sewing interests are:
garment, drapery, home decor, upholstery, quilting, embroidery
Hi Terri, thanks for the welcome!
Haven't really had a chance to have much of a look around here. I have only recently taken up sewing and bought a new machine... so I've been busy trying out my first projects and loving it!
thank you. My picture was taken in Costa Rica. We hiked up to the top of a HUGE mountain with some of the youth from the community we stayed in, and my picture was taken about halfway to the top. And then my friend Noah edited it for me.
Sorry, don't know if I answered your question yet or not but what I'm currently working on are purses. I prefer to make them out of upholstery material rather than cotton as it wears better and lasts longer. They have some neat prints out there too. I always wanted to make a "carpet bag" purse. I have 5 bags done, one more on my sewing table and several more pieces of fabric I just picked up that would make a great purse. Found the cutest, easiest pattern too called the "Gracie Handbag". Could not believe how absolutely simple it was to make. Had a bag done, start to finish in 4 hours! Soon as I get around to it, I will post pictures of my "family of bags" on my page so ya'll can view them.
I also just finished a King size Sunflower quilt top for my sister in law for Xmas. It is rolled up on my long arm, waiting for me to get started on it but I have to install my "replacement" stitch regulator first. I don't want to layer the top, batt, and backing together and begin unless I know I'll finish it in a few days cuz my cat is so "playful" that she tends to run right thru it. Many is the time I rolled my quilts and found giant holes in the batt which I'd have to hand stitch together. My cat seems to think my quilts are her personal "hammock" and she tends to sleep on them. I have to remember to loosen the tension on the machine when I'm done quilting for the night as she "stretches" them out! Often, I've thought about letting her go play in the street! (Not kidding!)
Thank you. I had to go back and see which reply on what blog you were referring to. I've joined so many of the groups. All are so interesting but I just don't have time to sit on the computer all day. I'd never get any sewing done!!!