Sewing category

  • Project: Cutwork Scarf

    In the land of very fast projects I offer the Cutwork Scarf Cutwork scarf Supplies: Approximately 1/3 of a yard of appropriate fabric. When you are at the cutting table, see how straight the cutting w...
    May 06, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #8: Home

    Pillows Pillows Pillows. I saw this pattern in my designer stash and I knew we had a match made in heaven. This piece had “Pillow for my Husband” written all over it. These pieces were esp...
    Apr 28, 2015 2 Comments

  • Project: Felted Sweater Pillow

    I am on a mission to make pillows. I hit a couple of road blocks, but now I am just moving forward. For this one, I used an old felted sweater. I found this at a thrift store and just loved it. I mad...
    Apr 09, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #6 – Cashmere Slipper Socks

    For this Iron Craft challenge, we were told to take a lesson from Donna and Tom on Parks and Rec and “treat yo self.” This was the challenge to make something special just for me. I was go...
    Mar 31, 2015 7 Comments

  • 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 5 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 10 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