Category Archives: Sewing

Lunch Bag Attempt #2

After the frustration of making my first attempt at a lunch bag I decided to break out my Singer 301A. I wanted to see how it would handle the waterproof canvas so I decided to practice by making a purrse … Continue reading

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Real Life: Sewing Can be Difficult

I felt it was time to share another Real Life post with you guys. In these posts I aim to show you that nobody is perfect by projecting a light on my failures and imperfections. Are you ready? I believe … Continue reading

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A Sewing Tray

If you read my post about the purse I made then you know that I used my Singer 301A. What you don’t know is that I came very close to NOT using my 301A. Not because it’s older or I … Continue reading

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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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