Since I last shared a post here at So Sew Easy, I had a baby girl! With my toddler son running around too, it’s safe to say sleep is a rarity in our house. The sleep mask I have is too small and lets light in around the edges, defeating … Continue reading →
Sewing gives me a lot of pleasure, but actually sometimes also quite a bit of pain. I get a pain in my back when I sew for a while, and when I took a good hard look at that recently, I realised that a lot of it may be due … Continue reading →
The excitement of Easter Break is fast approaching and with it comes the welcome sight of kids collecting Easter eggs in the garden, grandchildren coming to visit and families and friends gathering around the table to share a meal or as they used to say, “break bread” together. The tradition … Continue reading →
I’m back with a tutorial to make this cute little Spool Love mug rug! It’s something a little different you might not have tried before – paper piecing. This is the first time this technique has been featured on the So Sew Easy site; it is used to piece odd shapes together … Continue reading →
My own makeup bag was in need of some attention. I don’t wear a lot of makeup, hardly ever and a quick look inside my bag reveals congealed mascara, eyeshadow colors that haven’t changed since the early 90’s and some supermarket brand lipsticks. I do have a couple of nice … Continue reading →
There is still time to throw together some quick and easy gifts, and this is a perfect gift to give along with a matching mug and some snacks, or even alone. What a perfect teacher, pastor, or hostess gift. With my December mug rug pattern of the month, I though it would be fun to … Continue reading →
The sunglasses case wallet was born from the need of both having to carry my sunglasses and finding my wallet in what my daughter calls the “black hole” (my handbag). The truth is that it can take me from three minutes to never, to locate my debit card, keys and … Continue reading →
My first time sewing with Kraft Tex today. Did you read the wash comparison test I did recently about how to pre-treat the Kraft Tex to make it look like leather? Learn all about Kraft Tex ‘leather’ fabric For this one, I soaked once in boiling water for 5 minutes, … Continue reading →
We are going to make a fringed table runner for your holiday table in under an hour. Hard to believe? Did I mention it’s reversible? The use of burlap or hessian allows us to make the fringe a super simple and elegant way. The quilting cotton makes it reversible and … Continue reading →
Did you see the article I did on the comfort snuggle blanket for babies and toddlers over at Little House Living? This one was made with super soft flannel and minky and was SO soft and cuddly. But I’m told babies don’t sleep all the time and sometimes they’re pretty … Continue reading →
I’m just so excited to be sewing for my 3 friends who are all expecting. Gives me a chance to knock out lots of small projects from time to time, and take a break from some of the larger projects, pattern designing and fitting issues that clothes sewing gives me. … Continue reading →
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