Monthly Archives: August 2014

Shantung

Shantung is kind of a silly sounding word, it is a type of fabric that I have never sewn with before. When I had the samples of dress fabric in the store the other day I stumbled on a remnant … Continue reading

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Vampirate shirt fabric

So the stripes aren’t quite as creepy as the ones on the other fabric my daughter liked. But the stripes are far from boring at the same time. My daughter selected a red, grey and black with bits of white … Continue reading

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Official start of Simplicity 4070

I have officialy started Simplicity 4070! After tracing and making adjustments to the pattern peices that I needed adjustments on (mostly in the bust) I pinned it to the chiffon and started cutting. I also cut out the under skirt … Continue reading

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Ice dyed shirts

I liked the look of some ice dyed shirts that I saw in Pinterest. So using 2 shirts I bought from Dollar Tree and a couple of Tulip dye kits I got ready to dye the shirts. After getting the … Continue reading

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Lacey hair clip

I made this lacey hair clip with a scrap piece of beaded lace. (I think it was tied around tulle bags with kisses in them as a wedding favor) I started with the small piece of beaded lace and a … Continue reading

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Etched glasses finished

I finished the set of etched glasses for the shower gift. Then I wrapped them in wine gift tubes (with bubble wrap and tissue paper so they don’t clank together)and wrapped the rest of the gift. Since the shower is … Continue reading

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Simplicity 2069

I finally figured out a pattern to use for the pirate costume will be perfect for the vampirate costume. Of course it is a discontinued pattern, I scoured eBay until I found a copy at a price I thought was … Continue reading

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