I recently decided to see what I could make out of the less desirable front pockets on jeans. I had a light and a dark pair that had already donated their legs and back pockets to other projects, so I decided to start by pieceing them together!…Continue
Added by Karen on August 31, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
As I promised myself, I made another of Erin Erikson’s Zip and Go Bag from recycled denim. This was some more of the skirt I used for my Patchwork Butterfly Bag which was a nice dark blue. I had 3 panels left, so I machined them together to make enough fabric to cut the bag out,…Continue
Added by Karen on August 24, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments
"I LOVE THIS." Super easy, thrifty, and fun!
You will need:
Added by Susan on August 20, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments
I need to know how many yards of cloth I need to make a queen size 90x108
Added by tina c jones on August 19, 2013 at 7:20pm — No Comments
Having have read Chris’s tutorial on using rivets on bags, I decided it was time to have a go!…Continue
Added by Karen on August 11, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
It's funny the things you can get excited about! Well, I'm excited about 3 new additions to my sewing room.
First up is this lovely pair of vintage 1950's Wiss Model C Pinking Shears.
I follow fellow SWN member Chris’s blog and was amused and horrified to read her “8 Bag Making Mistakes to Avoid…Continue
I saw these pinstriped shorts with turn-ups in a charity shop last year and loved the self-covered buttons. I decided they would make a great bag.
Tried out my idea first by pinning it into shape and having a look at how it…Continue
Added by Karen on August 4, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments