Apron Stitching - Arghhh to Simplicity Directions!
This week I took time to stitch up an apron for Dear Daughter - to go with her decor of her first little home with #1 Grandson and wonderful new hubby! Thought it would come in handy as she does Christmas cooking in her first home's little kitchen.…
Nancy, of Nancy's Couture makes making winter hats a snap using sweaters. It's so easy - it's not even funny... check out this tutorial and whip out some of those old sweaters you won't wear to make some new hats!…
Added by Susan on November 25, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments
I am expecting a new niece or nephew on both sides of our family this spring. That's baby x 2! So this tutorial caught my eye. I am definitely going to try this, I love the idea of using the prefolded diapers as they are so nice and absorbent. Barb of "A Chelsea Morning" developed this tutorial and she did a really nice job of taking us through…
This fantastic tutorial by Rae Hoekstra demonstrates how to make a custom-sized fleece hat for any size head (adult, baby, or child). The tutorial shows you how to make the hat with flowers. Rae recommends…Continue
Organic Fabrics – What are They and Why Should We Use Them?
By Nikki MacCallum, NikkiDesigns
We are all familiar with the term “organic” when it comes to food. But do you know what it means for a fabric to be organic? And why should we care?
In the first part of this series I would like to talk about one of the world’s largest crops that we are all familiar with, cotton. We have long been told of cotton’s many benefits and we assume because it’s natural, it…
I am a scrapbooker that is slowly incorporating a lot of sewing projects into my week's now. I needed to come up with a sewing table but not loose my scrapbook table I use when my friends come over. So Hubby came up with a table top made from 3/4" thick solid white plastic sheet measured 30 x 60 that I can place over my white folding table and place it in the spare bedroom on the bed when I need it for any scrapping I do with my friends. He also…Continue
I had a very productive day.…Continue
Added by Gloria Allender on November 20, 2010 at 9:05pm — No Comments
The Love is out camping with his buddies this weekend and I am so psyched about being able to sew & create all weekend. Here is what I accomplished last night.…Continue
Upon browsing my inbox and Miss Creative's blog spot this afternoon, I got inspired. It got me to thinking....yeah, dangerous, we all know that by now! :)
Let's have a little FUN shall we!
Miss C is the luckiest seamstress I know. She's getting a brand new and improved sewing room (area)! How awesome is that!? That's when I thought......wouldn't it be interesting if we could glance into one anothers…Continue
But it needs decorating, my brother started stripping the old wallpaper so that the walls can be nicely plastered. I am very grateful for his help but he seems to want to do it in his own time and I get frustrated because I want it done like 'now'. I have now decided to have a go at it myself because the room that I sew in at the moment feels suffocating.
Want one of these? You will need a cardigan and an old t-shirt.
Download this flower cut-out pattern…
This cowl neck poncho I made last week & it took 2 and a half hours. I made a pattern of my own and this is the result. Also I doubled the Jersey fabric to make it heavier and warmer.