All posts from Susi

  • Cosplay Costume: Hetalia Chibitalia

    I am offering a Cosplay/Costume sewing class at the middle school. When I started talking about it, I realized that I did not know ANY of the characters that the girls wanted to make. One girl said sh... Apr 05, 2016 - No Comments

  • Project: Poodle Skirt

    The girls of the Stitch Lab were asked to help make some poodle skirts for a 50’s musical performance at school. Of course we jumped on the chance. We had one as a “master” and we j... Mar 07, 2016 - No Comments

  • What’s New in Costumes

    On my last trip to JoAnns, one of the ladies was shelving new fabrics. This is always exciting to see, but this day was particularly exciting to me because the new fabrics were for a line of “co... Mar 04, 2016 - No Comments

  • Frozen On Ice

    We just went to Frozen On Ice. What a thrill. My daughter loves to ice skate and recently tried out for the (Jr) synchronized ice dancing team. She works hard at her lessons and always has a smile pla... Feb 26, 2016 - No Comments

  • Project: A Year of Pillows – State Pillow

    I am on a mission to make pillows this year. I see so many that I love around and in the shops. (And they are EXPENSIVE!) So I am going to take it on and sew a bunch. The first pillow in a Year Of Pil... Feb 23, 2016 - No Comments

  • Inspiration: Vintage Pattern Art

    I had fun making a vintage pattern cork board. I had a little bit of a hard time working with the tissue paper, so I did some on-line research. I was BLOWN away by all the different project that peo... Feb 12, 2016 - 4 Comments

  • Rock Climbing Party and Gift Bags

    We hosted a Rock Climbing Birthday Party that was a whole lot of fun. I made the invitations by hand in this post. If you are in Northern California, we went to Studio Climbing. It’s in an old... Feb 10, 2016 - 2 Comments

  • Project: Rock Climbing Party Invitations

    My daughter spends a LOT of time thinking up what she would like to do for her birthday. Really a lot of time. Because her birthday is right after the holidays, we can’t afford to “wing it... Feb 09, 2016 - No Comments

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou... Jan 26, 2016 - No Comments

  • Project: Felt Stocking Ornament

    Ahhh the stores at Christmas time are lovely. All of the interesting little decorations and baubles are so fun to see. I found a felt stocking at Crate and Barrel that I fell in love it, and  bought... Dec 23, 2015 - No Comments