Sewing category

  • Faribault Woolen Mills and Planning for a New Bag

    A week ago the weather was beautiful, so my husband and I decided to take a drive. We ended up at a place I’ve been wanting to visit for awhile, the Faribault Woolen Mills. Faribault Mills have...
    Mar 24, 2015 No Comments

  • Thirteen Crafty Easter Projects

    1. Peep Bath Buddy 2. Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Ring 3. “Antique” Silver Bunny 4. Knit Bunny Hat 5. Knit Bunny Peep 6. Knit Chocolate Bunny 7. “Antique” Silver Eggs 8. Knit Duck...
    Mar 12, 2015 2 Comments

  • Sewing Silence

    I was steaming toward the end of my commissioned costume (which I am excited to unveil here soon) when suddenly, my machine made a HORRIBLE noise. If it was my car, I would have had to pull over to th...
    Mar 11, 2015 5 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #4 – Burlap Bunny Ear Napkin Rings

    For this Iron Craft challenge we are dreaming of spring. I didn’t plan on doing an Easter project, but I was inspired to make some cute little napkin rings for Easter. These napkin rings were r...
    Mar 03, 2015 4 Comments

  • Mermaid Fleece Snuggler Update

    The girls in the Stitch Lab saw the Mermaid Fleece Snuggler that I made for my daughter and they went WILD. It turns out that this is a great project for 10 year olds! Here are some of the outstandin...
    Feb 25, 2015 8 Comments

  • Project: Recycled Sweater Hearts

    I like to do a little decorating for Valentine’s Day around my house. I don’t go over the top with it, mainly a few red touches here and there. Valentine’s Day is still mid-winter he...
    Jan 27, 2015 6 Comments

  • Project: Union Jack Apron

    I had the opportunity to make a present for a friend. He is an experienced cook and did not have an apron last time we saw him. He is English and his wife is American (like us), so I had the idea to m...
    Jan 22, 2015 1 Comment

  • Costume Season

    It is “costume season” again! This would be the “season” right before the dance competitions begin. The school pics a theme or a show that they are going to do and then the dan...
    Jan 19, 2015 No Comments

  • Project – Mermaid Fleece Snuggler

    I saw this inspiring Pin and I was off to the store not long after. There are times that Jambi likes to be wrapped up on the couch in a blanket and this looked great to her, so she was “all in&...
    Jan 13, 2015 3 Comments

  • 24 Bags and Organizers to Make

    Seems like this time of year everyone is talking about getting their lived organized, so it seemed like a good time to look back at all the tutorials we have for bags and organizers. 1. Vinyl-Coated ...
    Jan 12, 2015 No Comments