Quilting, Uncategorized

Dritz’s Soft Comfort Thimble: A Review

Dritz's Soft Comfort Thimble: A Review

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Alterations, Sewing, Uncategorized

Capes Are For More Than Superheros

So a woman contacted me and asked if I could do capes.  I had just completed 140 felt superhero capes for our church vacation bible school.  Their theme was Jesus is My Superhero and the director wanted all of the students to have a cape for the program.  Four bolts of pink and blue felt… Continue reading Capes Are For More Than Superheros

Crafting, Uncategorized

The Big S (Finishing the Edges)

So I came up with a finish for the big S's edges. In a previous post, I was working on a giant papier-mâché letter. My fabric was not covering the edges. I rummaged around in my spare wedding decorations and found a spoil of matching ribbon. I used my Mod Podge to apply the ribbon… Continue reading The Big S (Finishing the Edges)

Sewing, Uncategorized

Pearl Snaps and a Pivot FBA

I grew up near a farm as a tomboy so boots and western clothing were the norm.  As I've grown older, I've never lost the love for either.  A recent stint of line-dancing re-ignited my passion for a well-fitting pair of boots and an ornately decorated yoked western shirt.  After reading a blogpost in which… Continue reading Pearl Snaps and a Pivot FBA

Baby, Jeans, Sewing, Uncategorized

Blue Jean Baby Bibs

I love working with denim.  The new Re-purpose, Recycle trend really has me intrigued.  I was recycling denim before it was cool.  My mother insists that each family member receive a homemade denim throw on the successful completion of a driver's license test. This denim throw is to go in the car trunk for anything,… Continue reading Blue Jean Baby Bibs