Tag Archives: Sewing

fabric portfolio

front I saw one of these covers at artfest and knew I had to try to make one, especially because I have all these little pieces of art that I want to keep safe.  They fit perfectly inside. inside 1 … Continue reading

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messenger tote

I made this before I left for artfest.  I always feel like I need a new bag whenever I travel somewhere.  Does anyone else feel the same way?  Lucky for me I can sew, otherwise this could be an expensive … Continue reading

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be my valentine bookmarks

I made these bookmarks to giveaway as Valentines. There are a few more on my table that are half done.  I used some old vintage fabric that I picked up at a thrift store a  long time ago. The fabric … Continue reading

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it’s a wrap

I am waiting, waiting, waiting for some fabric (for my origami wrap) to come in the mail~ oh the agony! So, while I’ve been so patiently waiting, I decided to play with some rust colored baby-rib knit that I’ve had … Continue reading

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Ruby doll & other gifts

It took me forever to get a christmas package together for my dear little niece Ruby. I finally sent it off last Thursday and she received it in the mail today! Hooray!! I had wanted to make a wee wonderful … Continue reading

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winners & wallets

First lets announce the winners of the Craft Monthly giveaway! They are ……. Mousy Brown who said: Oh Yes please – looks fab! Angela who said: count me in! Please send me an email (see side bar for address) with … Continue reading

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AED ~ a sewing day

You still have time (until midnight tonight) for a chance to win this awesome little craft zine.  I received one in the mail yesterday and I was thrilled to see all the crafty goodness inside.  There are recipes for food … Continue reading

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Pencil case

I had this vision of a cute little pecil case and then I made this: It’s not what I had in mind.  First of all, it’s a teeny bit hard to open and get the pens/pencil out and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Placemat #2 with Directions

My little I-guy was quite insistent that I make him a placemat like his brother’s.  He picked the fabric, buttons and ribbon and led me into the craft room, sat down and waited for me to make him his placemat!  … Continue reading

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Tshirt Makeover: Swimsuit cover-up

We have been trying to go to the pool twice a week to keep the kids cool and happy.  I had been wanting to make a swimsuit cover-up ever since seeing all of these, but didn’t have the time until … Continue reading

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