Stitch Examples

I’m taking a sewing class. One of the assignments we do regularly is samples of stitches. I find this great because it gives me the chance to actually sew all the stitches I’ve always wanted to try but never had motivation. Amazing how a grade can provide motivation. Anyhow, keep your eyes peeled for examples…

Little zipper bag

I needed something to keep together all the random bits in my purse. So I made this when I was up in the morning with jet lag. It’s lined. I’m quite pleased with how it came out. Perhaps I will put together a tutorial if I have time. Here are some other pictures.

Gold Ottoman — Part 1

I’ve decided I need to use up my stash. I also have a ton of scraps that I can’t bring myself to throw out so I’m going to use them for stuffing. For what? For an ottoman type seat like the drawing you see above. Yeah, I know my photoshop drawing skills leave something to…

Batman and Scooby?

When did Batman call in Scooby Doo and Shaggy as backup? I don’t remember that part of either cartoon . . . Was at a fabric store yesterday and found this fabric. It’s fleece. Perfect for decorating your kid’s room and making them the subject of ridicule at school when they swear to all the…

Another Buttercup Bag

I like the way this one came out even more! This time I used a home dec weight fabric for the base of the bag and corduroy for the sides and handles. The stiffness is much more to my liking. I also stitched the lining to the outside beneath the snaps to make it stronger…