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Below, you will see types of some of the things I like to sew. Check back often!
Sewing for the Home!
1Early 2012, I began a re-make of my great room. Using Amy Butler’s “Soul Blossoms” home dec fabric, I sewed up a cheery and colorful room that is light and bright and just plain happy!
2Let’s face it, sewing for children is instant gratification. With very little fabric and few hours, it is possible to create a one-of-a kind masterpiece.
3Heirloom Sewing is my passion. Using smocking, piping, and other techniques gives me a chance to be creative. In a way, I feel like an artist!
Pattern: Sleepover Pajamas from Oliver + S My grandson is so interested in space, planets, astronauts and other out of this world subjects. What better gift for him than a pair of pajamas to fuel his dreams. This pattern is a multi-sized pattern, so you must first trace the size you need onto a pattern tracing material. I miss the …Read More →
Sewing custom pillowcases is a quick and easy project without a huge investment of time or money. Just one yard of fabric along with 1/4 yard contrasting fabric, along with 45 minutes and presto!Read More →
See our Diaper Covers and Bonnets for sale at: http://www.bonnetsandbums.com I have been sewing up diaper cover patterns trying to find a pattern that will give a quality fit with a better than average styling. This little pattern is one that I have chosen. It is very cute with a bit of attitude. A lot of other ruffled patterns are …Read More →
I loved the “Wrap it Up” dress so much that I made another one for Allie. It is so simple and can be a great canvas for embellishments. My plans were to pair this dress with a hand knit bolero, so I didn’t add embellishments other than simple rick rack.Read More →
Of course, Grams needed to make aprons for the 3 little brothers attending Allie’s party. Jackson is all about rocketships and space, so his little apron gets a rocketship on the pocket. I found the embroidery file at http://www.swakembroidery.com and it was perfect for this little project. I used leftover fabric and piping that would be “male” appropriate while still …Read More →