Category Archives: Sewing Projects

Photoshop Fun…..(or Pretending to be a Graphic Designer)

 As a photographer, I’ve used Photoshop as my editing tool for several years now. I’ve never gotten anywhere near graphic design with it, but I had an idea over the long weekend and wanted to see if I could work … Continue reading

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How to Make Easy Cross-Over Bags….

 Here’s another fun and easy sewing project. Once you know how to construct the basic bag the possibilities are endless. Click on the  first image to start the tutorial. Enjoy! M

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I Made a Skirt for Under $5…..

 I made this one for my youngest sister.  I purchased the top denim fabric at a thrift store for $0.75. The other fabrics I purchased about a year ago for $1.99 / yard at an end of the season sale. I … Continue reading

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Affordable, Adorable Fabric……

 Just wanted to share one of my favorite sources for affordable fabrics……  My mom introduced us to Connecting Threads a few years back and it’s one of my favorite sources for fabric. They cater to quilters but I’ve used the … Continue reading

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YoYo Skirts….

 Today I took a vacation day and played hookey from the office. I wanted to do something fun and productive. Last weekend my nieces came by and I had them pick fabrics from my stash for skirts. Yesterday I decided to tackle that … Continue reading

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Fun “Ruffley” Apron….

 I was looking for a fun and easy “novice” sewing project for the weekend. I came across these instructions for a really cute apron. The only thing that detracted from the “ease” was gathering all of the ruffles and applying them. … Continue reading

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