I’ve started making it something of a tradition to create hand-crafted gifts for my friends during the holidays. Last year I made some awesome scarves, and this year I wanted to keep the hand-made tradition going. I knew I wasn’t going to have a ton of time to make things, and I wanted to do … More Holiday Gift Sewing
One of my friends recently had a birthday, and (very last minute) I decided to sew her some gifts. I’d stashed this purple elephant fabric with her in mind last year, and it seemed the right time to pull it out. I knew I wanted to make a bag, but I needed it to be … More Gift Sewing: Pink Elephants on Parade
These are really more what I would consider to be hand-made crafts, rather than actual sewing, though I did use my sewing machine a bit. I also used Heat-n-Bond fusible web, and the internet to find images to use as the patterns. Oh, and fleece. Lots and lots of fleece. Rainbow stack of fleece! Green … More Holiday Gift "Sewing"
Look! I sewed something! And actually took pictures! And blogged about it! On a sewing blog! Crazy-sauce… Anyway… So, apparently making slightly embarrassing pillowcases has become my unofficial official birthday gift sewing thing. The fact that I can make a set in *mumblecoughlessthananhourmumblecough* has absolutely nothing to do with it becoming my go-to item. *cough* … More More Pillowcases of Awesome
Last year I decided to make my friend some mildly embarrassing pillowcases for the holidays. I have since used the same tutorial to make some really cute camera pillowcases for my sister, and have now decided to use the same tutorial to make another friend some My Little Pony pillowcases for her birthday (she really likes … More MLP Pillowcase
First of all… Happy Pi Day! Second of all… Yes, this post contains projects finished in 2013. I haven’t been good about taking pictures lately. So, it turns out I did actually end up making some pants in 2013. At the very very very end. My sister and I got invited to a New Year’s … More Not A Pattern Review: Pajama Party Edition
So I wasn’t planning on sewing any gifts this year. But then I went to the fabric store to get some materials for upcoming skating projects. And then I walked through the flat folds bargain section. And then I saw Green Lantern. And then, next think I knew, there were pillowcases. Green Lantern pillowcases! I … More A Little Gift Sewing