After sewing together the sides of this drawstring bag and discovering one side was an inch longer than the other, I wondered if anyone had come up with the idea of a game show called something like "Wear My Dare." In this show, new sewists would show their latest projects, and more experienced sewists would guess what the projects were suppose to be -- or more…Continue
Added by Karen on February 16, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments
One of the most fun parts of creating garments for special occasions is having 'left-overs' with which to create gifts! That was the case for my daughter's recent very small, informal, casual wedding. Having made her lace knit top and aqua silk sash and the groom and grandson's 'wool' plaid vests and silk ties...it was time for a small remembrance gift.....…
Added by Londa Rohlfing on February 14, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Recently, my daughter needed a pretty lace top for her small, casual wedding. After looking EVERYWHERE, even online and ordering only to be hugely disappointed in the quality, I started looking online for fabric, but then she found this pretty lace with a bit of lengthwise 'give' at her local JoAnn's Fabric Store. A 'dive' into my Cream/White Box of knit fabric scraps yielded the perfect creamy knit for a lining and just enough (not an inch to spare!). Here are the details on how…Continue
Added by Londa Rohlfing on February 10, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments
P stands for "Pisces" -- as well as for "Poof goes the pin cushion project when one fails to properly plan."
Two weeks or so ago, I watched Youtube videos in which sewists seemed to effortlessly create those cute, round pin cushions from scraps of various prints and colors. By Jove, if I could imitate what I saw in those videos, I could wind up with a…Continue
It never ceases to amaze me, the generosity of people to share the fruits of their labours. This needle storage book has obviously taken many hours to create and then to contruct.....and to share it is just an amazing deed of kindness. Thank you so much for all of us that are not so technically disposed to creating such documents on their computers. You are truly a lady who is "Paying it forward". I wish you happiness in abundance.