Category Archives: Art

Cascading Cardigan

This week I finished up all of my customer alterations in a timely manner, and took some personal time to make this (1 hour cardigan). Ha ha! It takes more than an hour to cut, sew, and topstitch, etc. But it … Continue reading

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Perfectly Pink!

Hello Sewing friends and Happy Valentines Day! My most recent make is McCall’s 6850. Misses/Men’s Vest and Jackets. I used a pink sweatshirt knit fabric from my stash. I purchased it some time last year at my favorite thrift store. … Continue reading

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More Rag Doll Adventures page 3 and 4

After making two rag dolls from the Jess Brown book, I found that their skinny little legs and arms were very hard to turn right side out and stuff, not impossible, but time consuming. They are as cute as can … Continue reading

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A Tour of my Sewing Studio

I cleaned and organized my sewing studio the other day.  It’s the perfect space to make a mess, and it usually is messy! So, I wanted to document how it looked after working on it all day. I have three … Continue reading

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Rag Doll Adventures

What’s an adventure? According to dictionary.com “An adventure is an exciting or unusual experience. It may also be a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome.” In my Rag Doll Adventures, my first steps were to locate the exact pattern and wait patiently for … Continue reading

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The Patriot Skirt!

Here is my second skirt using the skirt sloper that I made after taking Suzi Furrer’s Craftsy Class. This time I made a skirt that comes to my waist with a waistband. I noticed that the woven fabric that I scored … Continue reading

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Marcy Tilton Jeans

I made my first pair of stretch denim jeans using a Marcy Tilton pattern by Vogue. I found the fabric at Beverly’s on the flat fold tables. Every Friday all fabric on the tables is half off. You can get some … Continue reading

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