Sewing category

  • 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

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #4 – Hanging Dishtowel

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to use the kitchen as our inspiration. The project could be for the kitchen, made from items found in a kitchen or made using a kitchen appliance. I struggl...
    Mar 01, 2016 4 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

  • 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: Stadium Seat/Blanket

    Many years ago when Matt and I opened an account at a local bank they gave us a stadium seat/blanket combo as a gift. Basically what it is, is a blanket that can be folded into a square and zippered s...
    Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

  • Most Popular Project of All-Time

    Yesterday, we looked back at the most popular projects from 2015. Now let’s look at the most popular projects of all-time (based on page views). 1. Owl Granny Square 2. Circle Scarf 3. Shark H...
    Dec 31, 2015 2 Comments

  • Most Popular Project from 2015

    It’s that time of year where we look back at all the projects we shared to see what you all liked best! Here are the top projects from 2015 based on page views. 1. Mitten Garland Advent Calendar...
    Dec 30, 2015 5 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