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…Read More: I made a dress, and it fits!
Tag: vintage sheets
I Like My Skirts Fast and Cheap, 2.0
Whether you are motivated by frugality, by the desire to live in an eco-friendly way, or by an abundance of fun and funky vintage sheets in your linen closet, this simple tutorial should appeal to you.Read More: I Like My Skirts Fast and Cheap, 2.0
Vintage sheet extravaganza
What do you get when you take three vintage sheet remnants, and two free sewing patterns? Six nearly free Summer shirts!Read More: Vintage sheet extravaganza
The first three sheet swap packages have arrived, and I’m told several more are on their way. My poor postal carrier is really going to have it in for me. Between the (many, heavy) packages going out, and now these packages coming in… well, I could swear I hear her grumbling under her breath when […]Read More: Trickling in
Sign up for the Vintage Sheet Swap
Hello! The official signup sheet is ready. If you want to be a part of the sheet swap, please fill out this form. In a nutshell this is how the swap will work: You will find a cool vintage sheet or pillowcase (or more than one – as many as you like!) You will cut […]Read More: Sign up for the Vintage Sheet Swap
I was encouraged by those of you who showed interest in having another sheet swap, and I ended up at the thrift shop yesterday. A few stripes and a floral found their way back to my house. Later I was wandering around online, and oh! there are some really unbelievable mod florals on eBay! I […]Read More: We’re on!
I’m getting that itch again. The same one I had roughly four years ago. If you were here then, you might know what I’m talking about… I feel another sheet swap coming on. What do you think of trading pieces of your pretty vintage sheet finds? And maybe pillowcases, too? They’re perfect for turning into […]Read More: Sheetsanity
Scratching that itch
The sewing machine has been liberated from it’s basement prison, and I am scratching that itch. What did I choose to make? Something that wasn’t even on my list… I’m making a nice little pile of skirts in vintage fabrics. They’re (mostly) not for me, though. They’re destined for the shop, in fact. I’ve been […]Read More: Scratching that itch
I spent a good portion of my day behind the sewing machine. I made a few more head scarves from Weekend Sewing – those things are just what I need for keeping my long hair out of my face when I’m leaning over a project, or (more importantly) out of my eyes and my mouth […]Read More: Opportunities lost
Three sheets to the wind
No, I’m not really drunk. I just wanted to talk about three bags made out of sheets, and the phrase popped right into my head. I’m not above kicking back with a Mike’s Hard Lime later, though, if you prefer for me to represent truth in advertising… These three little piles each contain two fat […]Read More: Three sheets to the wind