Sewing Projects category

  • Project: Halloween Boots

    In the Halloween mix, my brother learned that they dress up at his new company. In fact, they dress up in by department, and have a contest! His department had narrowed it down to a Pirate Theme and h...
    Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Kristoff Costume

    Everyone is on board the Elsa bandwagon, but it has taken a little time for the boy’s characters to have their day “in the sun”.  We are headed to an ice skating- Halloween-Frozen P...
    Oct 22, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #18 – Stuffed Cat Christmas Ornament

    For this challenge we had to do something that started with the letter “c”. I decided I wanted to make Christmas ornaments of my friend’s cat, Jarvis P Weasley. My original thought w...
    Sep 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • Shark Week!

    It’s Shark Week, so of course you are all wearing Shark Hoodie Towels while glued to the TV, right?! No! Well, time to get sewing. Here’s our how-to.   If you are not reading this po...
    Aug 13, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge 15: Embellished Hat Tutorial

    I have lost some hats along the way, so I needed some new ones. The thermometer says “hot hot” but the calendar the stores use says, “get ready for fall”. So when I went shoppi...
    Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 5

    (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 a great little stash buster for small...
    Jul 18, 2014 No Comments

  • Waterproof Picnic Blanket Duo Part II

    Recently, I made the Lightning Fast Picnic Blanket for the Room 9 basket as a fundraiser project. When one of the teachers saw it, she lifted it up and said, “This is not going to make it to the...
    Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #13 – Wonky Stripes Pillow

    Oh boy, did I struggle with this challenge. We had to make something that featured either starts and stripes or both. I just could not come up with a good idea. So, I went with my old stand-by, the th...
    Jul 01, 2014 4 Comments

  • Project: Evil Queen Dress

    I was commissioned to make a the Evil Queen costume for the school’s upcoming production of Snow White. You can see the cape post here. Now, let’s talk about the dress. I am so proud of h...
    Jun 19, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Evil Queen Cape

    I was commissioned to make a costume for an upcoming school production. Let’s stop and let that triumph soak in for a moment. What a great victory! I made the Snow White Evil Queen! Oh Yes! Thi...
    Jun 12, 2014 1 Comment