Last year before Amelia was born, I made her an adorable baby quilt. While I was making it, I took lots of pictures so that I could make a tutorial on how to do it. I have finally gotten the whole project finished and saved in a PDF file, so that I can now offer the pattern for … [Read more...] about Amelia’s Baby Quilt Pattern
I finally got a chance to sit down at my sewing machine today, and make a tote bag for myself. I have been wanting a new one ever since I got my NOOK Color, so that I would have a bag big enough to take it with me everywhere I go. I wanted to have pockets inside to hold all my … [Read more...] about A New Tote Bag
Way back on February 12, I said I was going to show you how to recover those cornice boards that are in RV's everywhere. I really did think I was going to do that project the next day, but.....one thing happened and then another, and I didn't have the right screwdriver to get … [Read more...] about How To Recover Cornice Boards In An Rv
I have been making these wallets for a couple of months now, using a pattern called Koin Keeper from This & That by Sherri K. Falls. I bought it on Etsy, and have good sales from the completed items. Then, the other day, one of my best customers, Froggi Donna, asked me … [Read more...] about I LOVE A Challenge!
I spent most of the day today sewing. Here are some of the things I made: … [Read more...] about Stuff I Made Today
In 1976, (dang that seems like a hundred years ago) I bought this pattern and made tons of these felt ornaments. My children were little then, five, three and almost two years old. I sold the ornaments for $20 a dozen to make some extra money for Christmas. I also made enough to … [Read more...] about A Thrift Shop Treasure
Sewing is one of the things I love to do--I spent all day yesterday making these little bags. I piece the outside, then layer it with batting and a lining, add a zipper. They are very useful for things like cosmetics, pencils, gadgets, toiletries. The smaller brown one in the … [Read more...] about Introducing My Little Shop
Ok, it is not really new--I cut the original 3" inch strips and sewed them together in March of 2008. The next step was to cut them on a 45 degree angle, then sew them together again. I had a fear of the 45 degree angle, so I put the entire project under the bed and slept on it, … [Read more...] about My New Project