sewing

Crowns for all

Somehow when my daughter’s friends come over to visit, she always convinces them to do a sewing session, that I end up overseeing. Why can’t they just PLAY like normal kids, haha. Jokes aside though, sewing is something my daughter really enjoys and she loves sharing her passion with her friends. So the other day […] Read more…

Handmade Cloth Dolls

Ever since I was 3 years old I’ve always been fascinated by handmade dolls. It was around that time that my elder brother and I went into a small shop full of amazing handmade treasures. The lady there was so kind, and gifted my brother a stuffed bear, and me a handmade doll. The doll’s […] Read more…

Rope Baskets

Well we’ve seen rope baskets all over the crafty net and just had to try it out ourselves. I had a bit of rope that I purchased when we went camping last summer, with the intentions of using it as a clothesline for wet clothes, but I never did end up using it (it was […] Read more…

Adventures in Skirt Making

Well the skirt making continues.. my students all wanted to learn how to make skirts, and that is trickling over into our family of girls! It’s amazing how much the little babes actually pick up, and how they know what they want at such a young age. They’re bringing me fabric, and asking for skirts […] Read more…

Tiered Skirts

The girls in my garment construction sewing class are really cruising along. They have progressed so much in their sewing ability since the first time they came to me. I can now leave them to work on the machine independently, if I need to iron something or help another student, I know that they can […] Read more…

Recycled Denim Backpacks

We’ve collected a lot of old worn out denim jeans over the years from various family members, and the pile has been growing! It was time to put the fabric to good use. I have had it in my mind to sew a backpack for myself, a place where I could put all the travel […] Read more…

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