Organizing Fabric

Just thinking about organizing my fabric was daunting. I have fabric everywhere in my craft room. I have tried organizing it before but with limited space, I had few choices so it all ended up in big plastic totes and two dressers. Every time I need something, I have to dig into the totes andContinue reading “Organizing Fabric”

My Thread Catcher Attempt

I made so many mistakes on this that I hesitated sharing it but I like showing that I’m not perfect and nobody is.  Maybe my mistakes will help someone else somehow. I should never sew when I’m tired and my back is sore because I just wind up powering through things and I make mistakesContinue reading “My Thread Catcher Attempt”

Rounded Yoke Summer Dress

A friend gave me this dress and I love everything about it except the color washes me out. It’s retro and fun and super comfy so I thought I would try to find another like it but I couldn’t so I thought I’d sew something similar. I thought I would just whip up a sleevelessContinue reading “Rounded Yoke Summer Dress”

Bra Fix for Better Side Coverage

I love these bras but, like a lot of bras, they do not sufficiently cover my side boob. Yes, I said boob because that is what I call the extra that escapes under my armpit. When I was young, I didn’t have this but as I aged, my little…er not so little…birdies drifted. I haveContinue reading “Bra Fix for Better Side Coverage”

Homage to My Favorite Authors

I did this quilt to pay homage to some of my favorite authors and series. It was something I did for the pure enjoyment of doing. I usually make things for other people or something that serves a practical purpose if it is for myself. If you have read any of my blogs, you probablyContinue reading “Homage to My Favorite Authors”

Upcycled Box with Partition

Who else saves boxes with the intention of doing something really great with it? My spice bottles came in this and I immediately knew I wanted it to organize all my reading glasses. It sat on my dresser for months. I finally decided to stop a huge project that I have been working on andContinue reading “Upcycled Box with Partition”

Easy Sew Grocery Bag

My niece asked if I could sew her some reusable grocery bags. She didn’t like the ones you buy at the grocery store. I don’t blame her. They are thin and the handles constantly rip off. I decided to try making some that would hold up way better than store bought cheapies. I found someContinue reading “Easy Sew Grocery Bag”

DIY Christmas Card with Window

Why buy a card for less than a dollar when you can spend a ton of money and time making your own? Because I love handmade gifts and appreciate when someone goes through the effort to make a card. Card making is something that I have never been able to do well but I amContinue reading “DIY Christmas Card with Window”