Category Archives: Sewing

Felted feather Friends (book giveaway), buttons and embroidery floss

I’ve been sent several things in the mail to review over the last month. So, I’ve decided to do a big single post.  Please note that I only share what I absolutely love. First up, this lovely book set, compliments … Continue reading

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3 skirts

I’ve been wanting some skirts like this one and this one, but decided instead to just make them myself. I used some jersey knit that I already had, but I’d love to make a gray and navy blue one too.  … Continue reading

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my geninne bag

I bought some of Geninne’s gorgeous fabric as soon as it became available. I knew it would be perfect for a new summer tote. I paired it up with denim to make it stronger and more durable.  It will also … Continue reading

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hand-painted crazy pattern bag

This is my bag for NYC (this weekend!!!!) I’ve been using the same two bags for about three years. This mail sack that Kathy made me, and this one I made a few years ago.  I alternate them with seasonal … Continue reading

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the Katie poncho

My friend Katie was over recently wearing this fab little jersey knit poncho.  I complimented her on it several times, then bravely asked if if could take a closer look. She finally ended up taking it off so that I … Continue reading

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Indygo Junction Pattern Giveaway

Trench Topper :: Chic Cowl Neck Shift :: My Garden Zips I have been wanting to sew up this Chic Cowl Neck Dress FOREVER!  I love it!  I want to make one to wear with a comfy long sleeve shirt, … Continue reading

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Give Thanks – free embroidery pattern

I’ve been working on a set of embroidery patterns that I hope to sell soon and thought I’d test the waters first with a freebie. It’s just perfect for November, don’t you think? A beautiful reminder. Time has been scarce … Continue reading

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DOTD t-shirt

I pulled out my plain black t-shirt the other day and decided it needed some kind of pizazz.  So, since I’ve had my sewing machine out from making costumes, I thought I’d have some fun with pretty scraps of fabric … Continue reading

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Simplicity 4177

I’ve made this top a couple of times before too, here and here. It’s a white embroidered cotton/linen.  The fabric is a bit stiff, even after two washings, bit I love the fit so it should soften up after more … Continue reading

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Alabama stitch skirt

I’ve had the Alabama Stitch book for a long time and I finally cracked it open over the weekend to make this skirt. It’s such an awesome pattern. Super easy and a great fit too. Since I was running low … Continue reading

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