Archive for show and tell
I knit something for my man. Finally.continue reading "Neil’s feet"
The September Sweater is complete! Come see!! I’ll even share my pattern with youcontinue reading "September Sweater 2013"
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"
I’m excited that I’ve made a dress I can wear out in public (unlike all of my previous failed attempts over the years). Let me tell you a little bit about it…continue reading "I made a dress, and it fits!"
With a can of spray paint and some fabric, a discarded wicker stool got a little makeover. And now, if i can just get rid of the spray paint fumes, I can enjoy having a new piece of furniture in my family room.continue reading "Wicker makeover"
I sewed a polka dot tank, which turned out to be the perfect layering piece for Ocean City in May. (And now I want to go back down the shore.)continue reading "Coral polka dots at the sea"
What do you get when you take three vintage sheet remnants, and two free sewing patterns? Six nearly free Summer shirts!continue reading "Vintage sheet extravaganza"
A little distance between me and my failed sewing project was just what I needed. And now I have a pattern that works, and a prototype that is totally wearable.continue reading "Distance"
One of these days I will learn that I should just suck it up and do a full bust adjustment on any new shirt patterns I try. This, unfortunately, was not that day, and now I have two very wide, very unattractive tents to wear.continue reading "Sewing FAIL"