Happy 4th of July weekend to my fellow Americans (of ALL backgrounds and nationalities)!!! We are celebrating with a little nostalgia in red, white, blue....and yellow!! What says the 4th and summer better than cookin' on the grill??? These potholders add a bit of spirit to your weekend and are so easy to make! Encase… Continue reading Red, white, blue….and yellow
Have you ever thought you finished all or part of a project but then can't decide if it is really done...or if you should just add one more touch? After adding the collar to my floral and checked blouse the final step to my personalization was the sleeves. As my drawing reflected in the beginning… Continue reading Sleeve A or Sleeve B?
Let's continue my theme for May (now into June) - personalizing your spring sewing. This week I'm still working on the blouse made from one of the beautiful florals in my stash paired with a fresh spring-green gingham. I'm sorry to say we had a death in the family which took precedence over all else.… Continue reading Spring into Sewing: Adding a Collar
In my last blog two weeks ago (!) I mentioned a great blouse for weddings. Where is the blouse you say? Good question. I'm working on it! I've been busy weeding , planting, spring cleaning and getting too tired for sewing with a clear head. But here is a peek: Rather average but I like… Continue reading Where is the blouse?
We've had lots of rainy days this spring. Much like my floral fix last April, (re-read my post Rainy Day Blossoms ) I've been perusing my fabrics and decided to do something about my summer attire. I am no longer working full time so my closet has been slowly shifting away from business attire to… Continue reading Spring Into Sewing