Thanksgiving sewing

Since this was my first year doing Thanksgiving at my house, I went all out with the sewing. In the above picture you can see most of the stuff I made including the tablecloth, the napkins, the table runner and the bread basket liner. All the napkins and the tablecloth had lovely mitered corners and…

Happy Thanksgiving!

I’m sure I’ll have another post-Thanksgiving post to show all the items I’ve made for Thanksgiving. This is my first Thanksgiving. I’ll be attempting my own turkey, my own stuffing and my own mashed potatoes. All of which I’ve never made. I also made a tablecloth, table runner, napkins and matching outfits for me and…

Food Friday: Pamplemousse

I apologize for just the food posts right now. I haves some sewing posts that I just need to finish up and I’m working on some really cool projects right now. So soon . . . soon there will be more crafty posts. Until then, enjoy these lovely desserts from Pamplemousse. The macarons at the…

Food Friday: White eggplant

I’ve decided to start a new item called “Food Friday.” I enjoy posting about food related items because I find they are often somewhat crafty in sort of creating an edible craft. But I’d really like this blog more to be about sewing and crafts. So I’ll stick to doing food items only on Fridays…

LED Dog Collar

I’ve been meaning to make something with LEDs for a while. I finally got around to doing it. I decided to make a dog collar. It was a good first project with LEDs because it’s fairly simple as they go, and it’s pretty cool because now I can see her in the backyard at night.…

Doggie Bed

Spent today making a dog bed for Minnie. Not going to get into the details. But essentially I covered the 5″ x 24.5″ x 39″ piece of foam with a permanent muslin covering. Then I made a cover with a zipper to go over that. The zipper cover is so that I can wash it.…