Category archives: Sewing

 

Vintage Fabric Rag Quilt

I love the look of rag quilts. I made one a couple years ago and did enjoy putting it together. I made it in the traditional method of using squares. Even though it wasn't as diffi[...]

 

Retro Inspired Patchwork Dress

Suraya was the vintage inspired, and for Susu it was retro! Actually, the dress being retro inspired is quite accidental... but I love that it does look retro! I used Anna Mar[...]

 

Vintage Inspired Gauchos

It's no secret that I love anything vintage and anything vintage inspired. A few months ago, I had received vintage style fabric as a gift from a dear friend of mine... a friend th[...]

 

My New Toy (& Giveaway Winner)

Yup, I sure did get a new toy!  And I'm so excited for it!! It's a serger! I played around with it for a bit before getting started. It wasn't as bad as I expected it would b[...]

 

Pink Fig Patterns Giveaway

I'm so excited about this week! It marks the one year anniversary for my blog. To make it even more special, Pink Fig is helping me celebrate by offering one of my readers 3 free p[...]

 

Personalized Pennant Garland

The last of my orders from a couple weeks ago involves a "garden" full of cuteness! This order was for a very special client... it was for my niece Sofia's first birthday! Yeah, I [...]

 

Thrift Shop Chair Makeover

I hope everyone had a great weekend. Since we had a holiday break last week, it didn't feel like much of a weekend for me. I had to stop and think what day of the week it was to re[...]

 

Easy Baby Blanket Tutorial

Since I've been sewing for only a few years, I feel like I have no business doing a sewing tutorial. But I think I can manage showing you how to put together a simple baby blanket.[...]

 

Target Dress Makeover

In less than a month we have a family wedding. My husband's brother is getting married, and of course Suraya is the flower girl! I really had no intention of making anything becaus[...]

 

Old Sewing Machine, New Pillow

I did it! I sewed with my new vintage sewing machine! I hand cranked that baby, and a pretty pillow was born! I must give kudos to all those amazing women in the past that had to h[...]