Sewing category

  • IC ’14 Challenge #25 Sleeve Scarf

    For this challenge we needed to do something we could finish in an hour. I have a lovely friend who had a wrap like this one, and I have wanted to try one for a long time. I actually want to knit it, ...
    Dec 17, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #25 – Sock Knitting Needle Case

    Since everyone is in such a rush this time of year the Iron Crafters were challenged to do a project that could be completed in an hour. I thought about it for awhile and then realized I’d had a...
    Dec 16, 2014 3 Comments

  • Pillow Case Update

    We have been very busy in the stitch lab. The girls are making Christmas presents galore! Here is a sneak peek at some of the pillow cases that were completed last week. I love the non-traditional c...
    Dec 15, 2014 1 Comment

  • Sewing with Kids: Tech Pouch Pattern

    In looking for a project to do with the sewing class, I came across this iPad sleeve pattern and thought it would work really well. We MADE it work, but it was not the finest choice. I still like the ...
    Dec 11, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Zipped Gift Card Pouch

    Here is a super quick pouch that is for a gift card. I made this for a friend that I wanted to sit and have coffee with, but she lives halfway across the country. So, I sent the coffee card in a littl...
    Dec 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 Wrap Up

    Well, this year’s Advent Calendar Projects is all done! And here they are, all of this year’s twenty-four DIY ornaments. 1. Tiny Knit Bear Ornament 2. Felt Gingerbread House 3.  Mi...
    Dec 01, 2014 2 Comments

  • Three Seam Pillowcase

    Pillowcases are easy, festive, cheerful, and great for all ages to sew (and give.) There are 101 tutorials out there, but I found this one that is super FUN and produces amazing results. I did a road ...
    Nov 25, 2014 No Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 21

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is another one that was inspired by some...
    Nov 07, 2014 7 Comments