Category Archives: Sewing

A Little Bit of This and That…

I am so happy that Spring has finally arrived! As the flowers start to grow, though, my To Do list does as well. I don’t have any finishes of my own to share with you today. Instead, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Sewing My Own Purse

For many years I’ve carried a leather purse because I feel that they hold up the best to the abuse I put them through. I hate purse shopping so once I find one it had better last for quite a … Continue reading

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Solar System Blanket and Towels

Last year one of the magazines I received in the mail was Mandala-Style Throws to Crochet. There were quite a few patterns I wanted to try, but there was one I knew I was going to crochet. Solar System Blanket … Continue reading

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Sewing Masks

I know that a LOT of people have been sewing masks in 2020, so this isn’t anything new. I hate wearing them and really resisted making any, but unfortunately if you don’t want to cause a scene you have to … Continue reading

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Household Helpers

I didn’t know what title to use for this post. I have two different projects in different disciplines that really don’t go together. Yet, here they are. First, for my friend’s birthday I decided to make her a couple of … Continue reading

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Mid-June Sewing

I’ve been trying to find little snippets of time to spend in my sewing room. It’s such a bright and inviting space. Also, I don’t feel like I’m in a dark, closing-in-on-me sauna. My friend is due with her first … Continue reading

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Late Spring Sewing Projects

You might remember that Jay had made a smaller corn hole board for a coworker. You can’t play corn hole without the corn hole bags. I still had all of the materials on hand from the last time I made … Continue reading

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Lots of Woodworking Projects

Jay hasn’t been working on just the train layout. He’s also been doing some woodworking. The first project I’ll show you is one of my birthday presents. While looking through the March 2020 issue of Wood magazine Jay saw a … Continue reading

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More Baby Stuff…

I know, I know… we’ve already had two girly posts in a row. Where’s the good stuff? Well, the good stuff is in process… patience is a virtue. Until then, let me show you what I’ve been doing with my … Continue reading

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Bodycon Dress 2

Now that my sewing room is mostly together I wanted to get back into Project Custom Clothes for my friend, Jamie. When I last posted about it in November I’d just tried to create my first bodycon dress and had … Continue reading

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