You might remember that I found a consignment shop in Tallapoosa, Southern Charm and Gifts, about 8 miles from me, that sells crafts made by local people. I took some of my items over there in February and they loved them, and let me join as a crafter. On Saturday, I got a call … [Read more...] about Crafty Me: Drawstring Bag Sewing Project
I haven't had time to get back to my sewing machine since my last post until yesterday. It seems like doctor appointments never end around here. Some weeks we have something every stinking day, but this whole coming week our calendar is empty. So, I got back in the sewing room. … [Read more...] about Crafty Me: Sewing Projects Galore!
I haven't sat down at my sewing machine is a really long time, but a request from my good friend, Marcie, prompted me to get myself in the sewing room and get busy. Her husband, Jim, has a job at an amusement park in Arizona that has a Victorian theme, and he needed some sleeve … [Read more...] about Oooooo! Crafty Me!
Stores that sell fabrics and other sewing supplies are constantly trying to attract your business. This is good for you as a consumer. The fact that there is so much competition in this industry means that the prices will be very competitive. However, you still need to be … [Read more...] about Be Smart When Shopping for Sewing Supplies
I have been wanting to make a pretty bag for a diabetes supply case for quite some time. The problem has been that I could not find a pattern for what I wanted. So, after exhausting all the searches on Google, I decided to just try to make one. This version needs some work. … [Read more...] about Diabetes Supply Case: A New Sewing Project
I'm headed out on a trip soon, and I wanted to make a simple cosmetic bag for myself. The one I have is about twenty or so years old and I just wanted a new one. I looked and looked online and googled looking for a pattern to use or a tutorial. I finally found a cute pattern on … [Read more...] about Making a Toiletry Bag For My Next Trip
This post contains affiliate links. A couple of years ago, I won a Cricut Explore ™ in an online giveaway. I sat in my closet in the box it came in for over a year. Then last summer, my daughter, Emily came over and we played around with the Cricut again, trying to … [Read more...] about This Grandma Will Cut You! Cricut You, That Is.
Thanksgiving is not only eating turkey and dressing and watching football games. For us in the Fab Household, it is also about crafts and making the table look good. This month, I decided to make three crafts: An easy one, an intermediate one, and an advanced one. See if you can … [Read more...] about Joann Fabrics Turkey Tablescapes #turkeytablescapes