I love taking Craftsy classes for sewing. My husband takes the art classes. The interaction that you can have with the teachers is amazing. Being able to watch the videos over and over again, take notes, and everything be saved no matter whether you login on your phone, tablet or computer is unbelievable. I’m looking […]
It is Dr. Seuss Week at my children’s elementary school. Today they came home and reminded me that tomorrow was hat day. I asked it they would like a Dr. Seuss hat and they became excited. After googling different sites, I found a site called Mama Lusco Handmade. I only had two hours to make […]
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I made these Angry Bird Theme bags. It seems that Angry Birds are everywhere now! I decided to use the scraps left over from boxing the edges to add a bit of color to the ends of the drawstrings.
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I recently added one of my handmade wrist rests to my Etsy store. Below are examples of other Wrist Rests that I have sewn for others.
I love the easy and practically way that Jona Giammalva writes her blog about sewing. Last year I bought her book, The Essential A-line: Make 17 Flirty Skirts from 1 Basic Pattern and it is a treasure trove on making the perfect skirt! You can purchase her book my clicking here. Below is my favorite […]
Don’t you just love the feel of silk and sheer fabrics, but hate how difficult they are to sew with?? Well there are a lot of tricks out there to help with these issues. This tutorial will focus on a few ways that I make working with these fabrics easier. One of my favorite notions […]
My current obsession with fabric for scarves led me to the discovery of this beautiful material that has a “linen-look”, but silky feel. Only problem was hand-sewing the closure. Yikes! Extremely hard to keep fabric in place and it was too delicate to pin. I serged the edges of the long end and around the […]
After watching several videos and blogs on different techniques to make drawstring bags, I decide to try out my own version. Several years ago I made most of my sons’ crib sheets. As you know, when you make the sheets, you have to cut out four of the corners. All these scraps were in my […]
Quick serged and topstitched scarf. Great use of 1/4 remnant!