Featured Blog Posts – June 2013 Archive (4)

Finished Cushion Covers

Been sewing outdoor furniture cushion covers for customers.  Here are a few of my 

latest ones.…


Added by Ags on June 24, 2013 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Making Piping for Customer's Cushion Covers


Cutting, piecing, sewing, 36 yds of piping.  In my best pirate voice, "...pin it down, stitch it around, 35 yds of piping on the floor..."

I've sewn a lot over the years but I've never done piping before and it's very time consuming, especially on a project this size.  I cut and pieced the…


Added by Ags on June 20, 2013 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Bag Pattern Obsession!

I don't know where the time has gone!  

I still haven't removed the lining from my faux leopardskin coat, and I have already accumulated a new pile of rather nice wool skirts (donated by my MIL) and yet another pile of denim jeans for recycling.


So I have plenty of fabric to use, and I also have a…


Added by Karen on June 18, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sewing For Little Girls

These are the two outfits I made for the girls last weekend.

All I did for the skirt was double up the girls waist measurements and add the lengths I wanted the skirts to be. Sophia's was approx 44 x 9 and the second layer was 44*15.

For the waistband, I took the girls measurement and added about 2.5-3 inches to the waist measurement. Please note the waistband is made of ribbing, which is very stretchy. When all is said and done you'll end up with a rectangle and for…


Added by Renata on June 1, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

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