There is a certain designer store which is really popular here in Cayman, full of simple shift dresses in fun tropical prints – with exotic price tags to match! As much as I admired the style, they simply weren’t within my budget. So as people who love to sew, what … Continue reading →
My jelly roll quilt top was the first thing I sewed with my new serger. It was fun to just run strips of fabric quickly through the machine at varying widths, to get used to using the new serger – putting in the mileage on it. A nice and easy … Continue reading →
You might have noticed that I lost some weight this year. 35lbs ! Yay. Gradually it had crept on over the last 3 years and now it’s gone again. So to celebrate, I wanted to make something figure-hugging, a new dress I knew my husband would love. Something for work … Continue reading →
Whats not to love about a simple clutch? Perfect for holding keys, wallet and mobile they are so quick and easy to whip up you can easily make one per outfit. Have fun playing with different fabric combinations. The denim bag makes the most of various cotton scraps (including quite a … Continue reading →
Here’s the big wrap-up to our Print Your Own Fabric At Home series with a unique sewing project for you. We’ve looked in the earlier articles at: How to print on fabric at home – 4 different ways Printing on fabric – washing and fading Handmade For You Printable Fabric … Continue reading →
Do you own an iPad, tablet, reader, Kindle, small laptop or other mobile computer? Then you’ll probably want to take it out and about with you and this bag has been especially designed with that in mind. But even if you don’t have a techie item to carry, its … Continue reading →
We’ve looked now at how to print your own fabric at home on your home printer over two earlier articles: How to print on fabric at home – 4 different ways Printing on fabric – washing and fading So now we have the necessary knowledge and equipment on hand, we … Continue reading →
I’ve been sewing up someone else’s bag pattern again this week. Another from Swoon Patterns. Did you see my video tutorial from before on how to sew the Glenda Clutch Bag? This is a great pattern too, give it a try if you are looking for a clutch bag. This … Continue reading →
In our sewing chat group, sometimes we chat about seeing clothes and thinking “I could make that!” I carry around a notebook and make a quick sketch – my book is nearly full. Others sneak around the mall taking pictures of strangers in clothes they’d like to make for themselves! … Continue reading →
Something a little different today. It’s still a fabric project and still a bag, but this is a “no-sew” project. You won’t find many of those around here, but when I saw this beautiful box frame clutch purse I knew I had to give it a try. It’s so easy! It’s … Continue reading →
The most downloaded pattern from So Sew Easy is the Wrap Dress. It came second in the Craftsy best pattern award for 2014 and at the time of writing has been downloaded more than 52,000 times! If I had a dollar for each one….. 😉 So when I wanted to … Continue reading →
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