Archive for sewing
Makery is a collection of 30+ projects to sew, knit, crochet, or otherwise craft. Get a peek inside, and see what I have to say about it.continue reading "Book Review: Makery"
What’s better than a Summer skirt that fits you in all the right places? Not much! July is Sew a Skirt Month at Polka Dot Cottage. Come see what we have planned!continue reading "Sew a Skirt Month!"
Continuing the cherry theme, how about another new dress?continue reading "Cherry weekend"
My birthday gift to myself today, was a few hours of uninterrupted sewing time, and now I have a new dress to wear.continue reading "My birthday dress"
I’ve had this on my to-do list for several years: re-cover some old Christmas pillows with festive Santa fabric. CHECK!continue reading "Pillow talk"
It’s the Choose Your Own Adventure of patchwork scarves: Learn to make your own, or buy one of mine. Check it out!continue reading "It’s all about the scarf, baby"
I’ve been knitting so much lately, it’s time to shift gears just a bit and be somewhat more well-rounded, don’t you think? Time to finish some of those languishing quilts!continue reading "Shifting gears"
My tea towel apron had a bib that was too wide, and straps that were too far apart. This is how I fixed the problem.continue reading "Apron update"
The idea of turning tea towels into an apron kept me awake one night last week. (Exciting life I lead, eh?) Here’s how that insomniac idea turned out.continue reading "Fun with tea towels"
Yes, it’s another eBook! What can I say, it’s been a prolific kind of summer so far. This time I show you how to make your own skirt pattern, and then sew an elastic-waist A-line from it. If you’ve been waiting to hear how to make the Robot Overlord Skirt, this is the pattern you need.continue reading "The Easy A-Line and the Robot Overlords"