Monthly Archives: May 2015

3 for $2

After dropping off a donation at Goodwill, I went inside to look. I found 3 yards of this soft grew fabric for $2. (the tag says $4 but it was half price) If I had to guess I would say … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6920 cut out

After finally finishing the swimsuit the other day I cut out my sister’s dress. Even though the bust matches up to the bodice pieces I used for the other dress I made for her I left extra fabric around the … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6759 finished!

All that was left was finishing the edges with a double needle, I thought I need one, bought 2 and found one I already had. and sewed the hem, armholes and neck opening. Of course I did the same with … Continue reading

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Promises promises

After my daughter saw a pink and white pair of ombre pair of shorts at Goodwill she has been asking for them, that pair wasn’t her size. But I did promise to keep an eye out for another pair or … Continue reading

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Gone fishing?

My kids like to wear the same shirts over and over whenever we go fishing. I think they might pick different shirts to wear over and over after they see these. I started with some blank shirts that I got … Continue reading

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Canvas shoes

I wanted a pair of shoes that was light, that I could wear with out socks. I got a pair of inexpensive canvas shoes in s denim color. And they just seem blah. I will still wear them until I … Continue reading

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Cutting out a pattern

I finally cut out the pattern (McCall’s 6920) for my sister’s dress. I was all set up to do a FBA (full bust adjustment) and after comparing her measurements, and a pattern that has successfully worked for her, I’m not … Continue reading

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