Category Archives: Sewing

Simple Style Linen Apron

I love simple. Who doesn’t, right? I actually love simple style. So when I saw this simple style apron (called a pinafore from Rough Linen) I was really drawn to it. Then I started thinking about aprons in general. Aprons … Continue reading

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Christmas T-Shirt Quilt

I had promised a post about the t-shirt quilt that my sister-in-law asked me to make for my nephew for Christmas. Her request for the quilt was that it fit on his double bed at college and that it be … Continue reading

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Birthday Boxers

February is a big month in our house for birthdays. It’s a short month but, we have 5 birthdays. Actually the birthday parade begins on the 24th of January and rolls right on through the 22nd of February so, that … Continue reading

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Sewing for the New Year 2015

Last year I made a resolution not to purchase any clothing (with the exception of underwear and jeans) in an attempt to protest the fast fashion movement and the deplorable conditions in which most of our clothing is made. I … Continue reading

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Wall Hanging is hanging

I posted pictures of the beautiful wall hanging that I received for Christmas that my son and daughter-in-law sent me from Laos. I have finally gotten a hanger attached to it and tacked the backing down a bit so it … Continue reading

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Travel Tic-Tac-Toe Game Tutorial

A couple of summers ago I was teaching a sewing workshop at the neighborhood pool to a handful of kids who were members of the swim team. Class attendance wasn’t consistent so in an effort to encourage enrollment I decided … Continue reading

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Cutting Your Fabric — The Straight Way

I was asked recently, “How do I make sure my fabric is straight for cutting?” Great question. Mainly because before laying out any project you want to be certain that your fabric is straight or square or straight on grain. … Continue reading

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