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October 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Power Puff Girl Z _ Completed

This is my first costume, and I think it turned out great. The belt could have been better but Izzy didn't seem to care. The kids enjoyed themselves this evening with my friend Vanessa of Bailey Belle Creation. Here are pictues, wish I had with all five kids.

The are ready…


Added by Renata on October 31, 2013 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Ballet Shoes, Camper Vans and Messenger Bags!

I finally finished making these lined pink drawstring Ballet Shoe Bags for one friend, so I cut out the lining ready for my vintage faux leopardskin coat... and now another friend has asked me to make…


Added by Karen on October 29, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Drafting The Leg-O-Mutton Sleeve


Added by Rhonda Buss on October 26, 2013 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Sew There I Was

I have a blog that is all about sewing and quilting.  There are projects and tutorials I have made and tips on sewing for the experienced and novice.  Please check it out! Sew There I Was

Some things I've added lately are:…


Added by Carol Jensen on October 22, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Power Puff Girl Z Sewing Project

Where to Start? 

Well I have been sewing :), just not finding time to post. 

Anyhow today I started this costume for Izzy :) 

Lets just say she has an…


Added by Renata on October 20, 2013 at 2:32am — 2 Comments

5 Ways Learning To Sew Improves Your Fashion I.Q. - By Candace Bryan

Lately, I've been learning how to sew, and it's somehow both easier and harder than I thought it would be. I am not, as it turns out, Maria von Trapp, and although I haven't come too far in my studies, I've already wasted a lot of thread making dumb-ass mistakes. However, I assure you it's already been worth the agony and…


Added by Susan on October 15, 2013 at 10:41am — 1 Comment

Too cold to sew today...

Well it's cold and wet and dark and windy and that's my excuse fo not doing any sewing, my sewing room/conservatory is cold!…


Added by Karen on October 10, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Free Pattern and Tutorial for Overnight Bag

Overnight Bags:  Fun and Functional.  Uses small pieces of Stash or leftover fabrics.  The Secure Luggage Tags add another fun element!

The Tutorial for the Bag starts at:  Destashification Scrap Bag Bag. …


Added by Destashification on October 6, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

A new bag

From recycled pair of trousers which is thick cotton  i made this bag

I left the original pocket  for the back



Added by sawsan on October 6, 2013 at 12:44am — 1 Comment

A Wave of Sewing Jobs as Orders Pile Up at U.S. Factories

Jenn Ackerman for The New York Times

Ruth Kirchner, an instructor at the Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, Minn., showing students different kinds of fabrics and…


Added by Susan on October 3, 2013 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

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