Sewing Projects category

  • 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 No Comments

  • Project: Lightning Fast Waterproof Picnic Blanket

    For the end of the year BBQ and raffle at the school, we are each responsible for bringing something that corresponds to a theme. For our room, the theme is “sports” so our basket is all o...
    Jun 05, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Frozen Princess Dress

    I recently had my own private Project Project Runway challenge where I designed and sewed a Frozen Elsa dress in less than 24 hours. (4 hours in total) You can see the Sing Along event we went to here...
    Apr 29, 2014 4 Comments

  • 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 3 Comments