Sewing category

  • A Study in Viko Baumritter

    I saw this beauty on Craigslist, and I ran it past my husband. (The picture from Craigslist is gone, but mine is exactly like this one.) It was in the house the next day. I have not been able to pin ...
    Apr 02, 2014 4 Comments

  • Frozen-Sing-A-Long

    Frozen seems to have captured the world’s attention. Or, maybe it is just OUR world. A Mommy friend shot me a note about the Frozen Sing-a-long that was coming to the Castro Theater, and I knew...
    Mar 24, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Add a Floral Peter Pan Collar to a T-Shirt

    March is National Craft Month and to celebrate Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores asked me to create a project based on some of this spring’s big trends in crafting*. You’ve seen these trends ...
    Mar 18, 2014 2 Comments

  • 14 DIY Project for Easter

    Easter is right around the corner! I’m hosting this year, so that has me thinking about all sorts of DIY projects for the table and around the house. Here’s a few we’ve done in years...
    Mar 17, 2014 No Comments

  • IC Challenge #5: Ice Skating Bag

    For this week’s Iron Craft we needed to do something related to “A”. My daughter’s name is Amelia, so in reality, I could have done nearly anything and called it “for Ame...
    Mar 11, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #5 – Appliquéd Houses Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge we had to do something beginning with the letter “A”. Since I still hadn’t gotten around to recovering our throw pillows to match our new loft, (Six mon...
    Mar 11, 2014 3 Comments

  • Sewing Lessons: Duvet Cover

    Someone got a “big girl bed” (= twin bed) and I made the twin duvet cover! The actual process is super easy: sew three sides of two sheets together, then stuff the actual duvet up into th...
    Feb 27, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 2 – Cords To-Go

    When we go on vacation, I need to grab all the electronic cords and all the battery chargers for all the devices. I wanted to make something to carry those all together and have them arrive safely. Th...
    Jan 28, 2014 7 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 2 – Circular Needle Organizer

    For Iron Craft this week, we were to create something to help us get organized or organize our craft spaces. I really need to organize my craft room, but until the construction we are having done to i...
    Jan 28, 2014 2 Comments

  • Project: Sweater Mittens

    It got cold enough to need mittens here in Northern California. Imagine THAT! And we did not have any. So in no time flat, I made some from a beautiful felted Merino wool sweater. You can do these mi...
    Jan 23, 2014 7 Comments