About two year ago I bought these beautiful batik African Goddess fabrics from Hancock Fabrics. I also got a matching purple and intended to turn it all into a quilt for a dear friend who is like a mom and sister and friend to me (is there a word for that?). Continue reading Never too early to start on Christmas presents
I love this gift! This Christmas I had the honor of sewing for three little ones aged 5 (boy), 6 (girl) and 8 (girl). While the girls got mermaid tail sleeping bags, I decided to make a shark sleeping bag! Continue reading Shark Sleeping Bag
I’ve started to work on the second quilt of the sibling set. It’s all sandwiched and secured with safety pins. Continue reading Working on the second jelly roll quilt
Ever since I heard about jelly roll quilts and jelly roll races, I wanted to try one. But for one reason or another, I never found a roll that I liked or had other projects going….it just never seemed to happen for me. Until these Christmas holidays when I realized that I had one Continue reading Make your own jelly roll! 2 sample quilt tops
The Jocole Ladies Skinny pant pattern is suitable for beginners – all you have to be able to do is measure yourself, cut fabric, and keep track of front and back pieces. The pattern offers a long version (both for petite, tall, and regular length), as well as a capri, bermuda, and shorts version. Continue reading Review – Jocole Ladies Skinny Pants
I finally had time to sew again. With the new job around the corner, I was busy wrapping up my current job, and with life, and with getting a cold…well, you get it. Continue reading Review McCalls 6563 View A
Let me preface this post by saying that even though this piece looks fairly easy to make, I think it is very difficult to get the fit juuuust right. There’s a reason why the original is selling like hot cakes because fitting this at home is a challenge!
I heard about the Bina Brianca (or Bina Bianca as I often call it…that “r” in there is just so difficult for me to remember) wrap a while ago through Pinterest and this blog. I read the tutorial and it looked fairly easy, so I figured it shouldn’t be that difficult to sew. Continue reading Bina Brianca knock-off