Monthly Archives: April 2014

adding boning

I have never added boning to a sewing project, but soon I will be. The boning for my dress came the other day. I ordered it on eBay for just under $5 for 5 yards (including shipping) I read that … Continue reading

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organza flowers

Instead of shower games at baby shower #2 we decorated bibs and headbands, unfortunately I didn’t have my camera with to take pics, but I do have scraps of fabric to make some flowers to show you. First you need … Continue reading

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JORTS!!!!

I think the word jorts is kind of annoying, but my husband cut of the pant leg of his jeans for me to make into shorts. (they were a bit too long to begin with so the back of the … Continue reading

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Baby shower 2 finished

I always tie quilts I make with yarn. Most people use worsted weight yarn, but I use a baby or sport weight yarn. I start by making a double length of yarn as long as I can handle without getting … Continue reading

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Which sparkles more?

Some people say that regular glitter sparkles more, others (including me) say ultra fine glitter sparkles more. I have happen to have both sizes of silver glitter. I glued a small patch of each to a peice of paper. On … Continue reading

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Finished bargainista fashionista

All that was left was hand sewing, so I started by pinning the openings in neck bands closed. Then I hand sewed them using coordinating thread. Finally I stitched the neckband at the shoulder seams. I am happy with how … Continue reading

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Baby shower 2 part 1

With the shower just days away I had to get started fast, good thing it is a simple and small quilt. I layered the two fabrics right sides together with batting at the bottom. I sewed around most of all … Continue reading

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