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Karen's Blog – March 2013 Archive (2)

A Teddy Bear Apron

It's MIL's birthday at the end of this month, and when I asked what she would like, she said one of my aprons.  When I said what do you want on it she surprised me by saying a Teddy!

I have done a Teddy for my kid size aprons, but I decided rather than scale it up to an…


Added by Karen on March 16, 2013 at 10:52am — 1 Comment

Sew Painful

A few months ago I asked if we could recover the bench seat in my 1963 Chevrolet truck.  We found a professionally renovated and recovered bottom part on e-bay, so the Other Half decided I could just recover the back to match as the padding was okay.  It sort of matches,  insomuchas it's a textured vinyl whereas the other was smooth.  It took a bit more effort than making the sun visors, and I wish I could learn how to do it properly, but this is fine.  It involved…


Added by Karen on March 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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