At the beginning of the year, I set myself a goal of making Brandon 6 projects throughout 2018. When I asked Brandon what he would like, one of the things he asked for was a small gym bag. He was looking for something just big enough to carry a change of clothes and sneakers.
Happy belated Thanksgiving, everybody! This year we hosted for the first time, and I wanted to make sure that our dining room was nice and presentable for company. We hadn’t really decorated our dining room since we moved in back in February, so I ended up making most of what we needed. I made placemats, napkins, and curtains for our dining room, plus I reupholstered our dining set.
For my niece’s third birthday, I wanted to make her a coat. She lives in Boston, so I thought it would be a practical gift, in addition to being pretty. I already had most of the materials on hand, so it turned out to be a quick and easy project, as far as coats go anyway. Continue reading
For my first attempt at making pants for myself, I decided to go with the Colette Clover pattern. I started on this project before I made the Jutland shorts, so I wanted to avoid a zipper fly for my first try. I was also drawn in by Colette’s fitting guide for these pants, and knew some hand holding was available if I needed help.
My swim suit making adventure started two year ago. It all began when I won some swimsuit fabric in a giveaway by Molly of Molly’s Sewing and Garage Sale Adventures in August of 2013. It’s hard to believe I’ve been sewing for over two years now! After getting brave enough to cut into it, and I went with Papercut’s Soma Swimsuit, having seen rave reviews on the internet. Continue reading