I've started the first garment of my #makenine2019! Top left corner ... my jean jacket ... #makenine2019 ... with a cool twist! I want it to look as close as possible to the one my Inspiration is wearing! (the lady on the left) I don't want to use leather though and I can only assume… Continue reading How many ways are there to sew a pocket?
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
I was trying to think of an eye-catching, mysterious title for my blog post. I couldn't. I have too been immersed in bag making lately - sewing creatively, instead of blogging creatively! The only other handbags I've made I posted about here and here. I made one of them for my sister - she's seems… Continue reading How to sew a recycled denim handbag.
It's time to announce the winners of last week's giveaway! I used a List Randomizer on Random.org to pick the winners. I typed in all your names, pressed "go" and it randomly sorted your names, with the first two names being: 1. UtaC 2. Sewing with Scoobys I did the same for my two pattern names… Continue reading Whoot! Whoot! Whoot!
I have been pondering buttonholes... but first let me tell you about one of the best Craftsy courses I have taken, Sew Better, Sew Faster, featuring a pattern from Islander Sewing Systems, Jacket Express #218. (Not being paid to say this neither, just my opinion!) I have taken about a dozen Craftsy courses - some… Continue reading Pondering buttonholes…