Christmas stockings using a free McCalls pattern

christmas stocking

I am in full “make Christmas presents” mode. As small tokens of friendship or love, I made fully lined stockings. So far, I made 18 but once I wrote down who I would like to gift them to I realized I probably need a lot more. So I’ll spend my Thanksgiving Continue reading Christmas stockings using a free McCalls pattern


Burlap table runner with lace

burlap table runner

It’s Fall which means it’s slowly getting colder and my urge to nest is intensifying. Though I sew a lot, I typically don’t sew for our house, but this time around I made an exception. Last christmas, I made my first table runner and I decided it was time for the next one.  Continue reading Burlap table runner with lace

Happy Birthday Mama – Burlap Placemats and Coasters

My mom’s birthday is in a few months but seeing that we are continents apart I had to get started on her present early. A while back I saw some cute burlap placemats at a store and thought that I could do that too. And I did!

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My Back to School Poncho

I have been meaning to make myself something before I go back to school and a recent discovery of Flannel fabric at Hancock Fabric brought the inspiration.I felt the softness of the fabric, saw the pattern and knew this was going to be my poncho. A while back, I pinned Rachel’s tutorial on how to sew a wool poncho and all I was waiting for was the right fabric.

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