Sewing category

  • Project: Quick Cactus

    I had so much fun with my first fleece cactus that I went ahead and did another one. Quick Cactus Supplies: Fleece (scraps, or 1/2 yd if you are buying new) fiber fill Thread Paper for template Opti...
    Nov 02, 2016 No Comments

  • Updates from the Stitch Lab: Sleeve Report

    We are cranking away as we steam towards Halloween. Just to refresh your memory, we are making the Schuyler Sisters from Hamilton, and a Lizzy Bennet Zombie. (among other things.) You can see some of ...
    Oct 26, 2016 No Comments

  • 13 Halloween Costume Tutorials and Ideas

    Kristoff Frozen Princess Dress Bacon and Eggs Evil Queen in three parts, dress, cape, headpiece and crown Princess Towel Dress II DJ Lance Hat Little Bird Dorothy Word Girl Godzilla Mini Top Hat Prin...
    Oct 24, 2016 No Comments

  • Stitch Lab Updates: Candy Corn Sachet

    Here is a quick little project that one of the student’s in the Stitch Lab created. Its a Candy Corn Sachet. Voila! The inspiration and the basis for the pattern are found on Chico and Jo righ...
    Oct 18, 2016 1 Comment

  • Project: Zarina The Fairy

    In the movie “The Pirate Fairy,” Zarina, the main character, begins as an ordinary fairy in the Pixie Hollow community. My daughter asked me for a costume and she was very specific about h...
    Oct 05, 2016 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #19 – Plaid Christmas Tree Skirt

    For this challenge we were asked to use one or more of this year’s fall fashion trends in our project. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do and then realized we needed a another Christmas ...
    Sep 27, 2016 6 Comments

  • Costume Season

    Ah, dear readers, summer is now over. School has begun and with that, the Stitch Lab is OPEN!!!! NOTHING could be finer than a brand new trimester of eager new sewers. My loyal band of seasoned Lab ve...
    Sep 06, 2016 4 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge #14 – Sarubobo

    This Iron Craft challenge was called Copycat and we were asked to make our own version of someone else’s project. I went to my “Things to make” board on Pinterest to get some ideas. ...
    Jul 19, 2016 3 Comments

  • Drawstring Project Bags Revisited

    A few Iron Craft challenges back I made myself a drawstring project bag. Ever since I’ve been wanting to make more, so all my projects in the works can be neatly in bags instead of piled on the ...
    Jun 16, 2016 No Comments

  • Project: Cactus Pillow

    I have had my eye on cactus lately. So, I thought it would be fun to get the stitch lab to do some too. I wanted to make one that was fun for them. Here is the pattern so you can make one too. Projec...
    Jun 15, 2016 No Comments