Sewing Projects category

  • IC ’14 Challenge #8 Lightning Fast Tablecloth

    We had people over for Easter and I wanted a different festive tablecloth. We were going to try to eat outside, so I was okay with “cheap and cheerful”, but I did not want a holiday theme....
    Apr 22, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Felt Container Box

    I am always looking for an elegant storage solution so I decided to try making a felt bin to reign in some of the chaos. I started my attack in  the DVD/games area, but this could be used anywhere. I...
    Apr 15, 2014 2 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

  • 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

  • Heart Bookmark

    I was inspired by a leather heart bookmark that I saw ages ago, and stored away in my elephant-like brain for the day I could try it. Today was the day. Heart Bookmark Supplies: paper thread small ...
    Jan 21, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Quick Needle Case

    This knitting needle holder is so quick and so easy. It is the perfect solution to the needle chaos that reigns at my house. This one is specifically for double pointed needles. And there are lots of ...
    Jan 07, 2014 3 Comments