Happily, I have managed to get everything finished on time and was only waiting for some nice weather to take photos outside. This is not a photo of MY weather but the weather in Calgary, Alberta. I'm so happy we don't have this kind of snow! We actually have had some pretty good weather here… Continue reading My Designer me-made Copy …
Yes, my sister, who isn’t fond of sewing (she loves to draw), asked me a few weeks ago to make her a top. No rush, no pressure, it would be great though if it was ready by the date of her husband’s Christmas party, this Saturday - which actually wasn't a problem. She had already… Continue reading My sister’s Designin’ December idea!
Well ... actually my sister's dress - part of my "Sister's Sewing Project". It's a border print and I've fallen in love with it. Border print fabric is not easy to find! My sister wanted this dress - she took this photo from the TV! It was her inspiration. And she found a… Continue reading I finished my dress!
It started off bad. I wanted a dress like my mom and aunt. I wanted it out of this fabric (100% Rayon, which I love) and I thought I could alter this pattern to what I wanted. That's when my problems started. If you missed it, you can read about it here. So… Continue reading The battle is over!
And I'm certainly not one to waste recycled denim! So let's make another bag. This one is not quite big enough to hold my iPad, not like the last one I made. This one seemed to go together quicker too! Perhaps it wasn't as "fancy" or perhaps I'm actually getting used to throwing them together?!?… Continue reading What can I say? I still had some denim strips left!
Back again! To recap last week's post ... I wanted to make myself a 100% recycled denim bag, using denim strips like those bags I saw on Pinterest. Last week I cut up my denim jeans, pieced and sewed the strips together and fused on the interfacing for my outer bag walls. I sewed the… Continue reading How to sew a recycled denim handbag. Part 2