Sewing Projects category

  • Project: Recycled Sweater Hearts

    I like to do a little decorating for Valentine’s Day around my house. I don’t go over the top with it, mainly a few red touches here and there. Valentine’s Day is still mid-winter he...
    Jan 27, 2015 6 Comments

  • Project: Union Jack Apron

    I had the opportunity to make a present for a friend. He is an experienced cook and did not have an apron last time we saw him. He is English and his wife is American (like us), so I had the idea to m...
    Jan 22, 2015 No Comments

  • Project – Mermaid Fleece Snuggler

    I saw this inspiring Pin and I was off to the store not long after. There are times that Jambi likes to be wrapped up on the couch in a blanket and this looked great to her, so she was “all in&...
    Jan 13, 2015 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #26 – Top Hat Fascinator

    For this last Iron Craft challenge of 2014 we were asked to make something festive. I decided to whip up something fun for New Year’s festivities (though this would be fun for any dress-up occas...
    Dec 30, 2014 7 Comments

  • IC ’14 Challenge #25 Sleeve Scarf

    For this challenge we needed to do something we could finish in an hour. I have a lovely friend who had a wrap like this one, and I have wanted to try one for a long time. I actually want to knit it, ...
    Dec 17, 2014 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #25 – Sock Knitting Needle Case

    Since everyone is in such a rush this time of year the Iron Crafters were challenged to do a project that could be completed in an hour. I thought about it for awhile and then realized I’d had a...
    Dec 16, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Zipped Gift Card Pouch

    Here is a super quick pouch that is for a gift card. I made this for a friend that I wanted to sit and have coffee with, but she lives halfway across the country. So, I sent the coffee card in a littl...
    Dec 09, 2014 3 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’14 Challenge #23 – Giant Hoodie Makeover

    I have a job at a school now and I could not be happier. I was offered a hoodie top and gladly accepted. I have a fondness my new sweatshirt that makes forgive its huge boxy shape. To a point. It is a...
    Nov 18, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 21

    (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 another one that was inspired by some...
    Nov 07, 2014 7 Comments