Do you remember my embroidered denim patch given to me by a sewing friend? I have been saving it for so long waiting for a special project. Well I've decided what that special project is going to be - this change/card purse for myself. I think I will call it my Coffee© purse ... because… Continue reading Remember this?
to fashion (something) again or differently; remake; alter. I know I have made patterns exactly according to instructions, and I've also made them in my own haphazard way. Refashioning this cardigan was something new for me! My sister bought this cardigan on-line. As soon as it arrived she knew that it was NOT what was… Continue reading Refashion …
Last weekend I attacked with renewed energy one of the UFOs I found when I was analyzing my #MMMay2018 results and inventorying my fabric. (Found? First I would have to I admit it was lost! Never!) I had previously made a Designer me-made Copy of a GAP tank top for my sister with a beautiful… Continue reading A UFO – not lost, but found!
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!
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.
I have pretty much finished my cotton/Tencel Sewaholic Nicola - after sewing on the last of my buttons the only thing left for me to do (seriously) is take photos. That's it! Since I haven't got the photos done yet, I thought I would share some techniques and changes I have made in the pattern with you… Continue reading My “burrito” experience.