Monthly Archives: May 2011

Simple Pleasures

These are simple pleasures, if you sew, at least.  I love getting new patterns when they are ridiculously cheap!  Even better, finding out you have enough of the right kind of fabric laying around to complete some of them;)  Not … Continue reading

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My Other Hidden Hobby

For those of you that follow my blog, this is my other hobby.  I taught myself to crochet a couple of  years ago.  Unlike sewing, this can go with me wherever I go:)  I haven’t ventured too far with extragavant … Continue reading

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Vintage Sewing

I was going through a box recently and came across this…….. It was in white tissue paper…yellowed after time of course.  Not sure how old it is…..there is a 12/69 at the bottom…..The needles are still in great shape.I’m guessing … Continue reading

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Scraps!

So, since I’ve started making clothes using knit fabric, I have a lot of odds and ends left over.  Any ideas on what to do with them?????? Sorry, but that’s all I have for today:)  I’ll try to post a … Continue reading

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Too Dang Cute!

These mini duffles have been so fun to make!  Best of all, I’m using up a ton of my stash so I can go shopping for more fabric!  These little duffels are small enough to fit in your purse, or … Continue reading

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Capris I can’t live without!

Completed my very first pair of capris!  I couldn’t believe how fast they went together.  It was sooooo easy…….sighhhhhh.  Since I was able to use my serger, there are no raw edges anywhere.  Just made out of knit, they fit … Continue reading

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The Real Tunic

In a previous post, I showed some pictures of a practice tunic that I had made.  I finally bought some grey knit  (which drapes much better than  cotton) and got the final one done.  It turned out pretty good I … Continue reading

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Tablerunners!

I was at some ‘mom and pop’ shops recently with a friend.  I found some really cute coffee themed  fabric. I couldn’t resist;)  With my new found pieces, I put together the beginnings  of a table runner.  In my haste, … Continue reading

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