Sewing Projects category

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge 23 – Up North Cowl

    For this challenge, we were to take something old and turn it into something new. My sister runs a pet sitting/walking business in northern Minnesota. That means even when it is 32 below and the windc...
    Nov 24, 2015 3 Comments

  • Project: Little Needle Book

    Long (long long) ago I was given a Christmas gift by a child. This family always gave homemade gifts and they were personal and sweet. It was a little needle book. I have had it all this time, and it...
    Nov 04, 2015 No Comments

  • 13 Halloween Costume Tutorials and Ideas

    Kristoff Frozen Princess Dress Bacon and Eggs Evil Queen in three parts, dress, cape, headpiece and crown Princess Towel Dress II DJ Lance Hat Little Bird Dorothy Word Girl Godzilla Mini Top Hat Prin...
    Oct 21, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Tricked-Out Tote Bag

    This summer I was invited on a trip to Chicago with all of the women in my family. It was a wonderful way to reconnect with my cousins from around the country. Part of our invitation for this trip was...
    Oct 20, 2015 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 17

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. I’ll admit it...
    Oct 09, 2015 No Comments

  • 19 Halloween Decor and Party Projects

    It’s time to get spooky! Row 1: Creepy House Luminaries Row 2: Mad Scientist Body Part Jars, Zombie Siamese Twin Dolls, Doll Faced Candles and Other Creepy Glassware Row 3: Snake Candleholders,...
    Oct 07, 2015 1 Comment

  • Project: Canvas Tote Bag Pillow

    My Aunt invited all the women in my family to gather in Chicago. The trip was a smashing success that even Ferris Bueller would have been proud of.  One clever piece of her invitation was this graphi...
    Sep 24, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Cotton Strip Necklace

    I got some of this Fettucini yarn by Lion Brand and I was inspired. I loved the feel of it and I LOVED the way the stripes ran through it. It was almost like bouncing musical notes. Here is some Fett...
    Sep 23, 2015 2 Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #18 – Faux Fur Pillow

    For this Iron Craft challenge we were asked to make something inspired by animals. The project could be for an animal, have an animal theme or use an animal print material. My first idea was to sew a ...
    Sep 15, 2015 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge #17 – Faux Fur Pom-Pom

    This Iron Craft challenge required us to make something for the letter “f.” The “f” could be for the material, subject or technique. I went with a double f, faux fur. Last year...
    Sep 01, 2015 2 Comments