Category Archives: Sewing

Sewing a newborn dress is like…..

sewing doll clothes, but oh so fun!!    I’m using McCall’s pattern #M6103 for this jersey knit dress. I used the same pattern HERE, but made a romper for my grandson.  And here’s the completed dress for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter: (The color … Continue reading

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Denim wallet….for myself

Many, many years ago, I had a neat and thin canvas type wallet that had a money compartment and a couple for cards/license.  I have no idea where it went to and I miss it.  I am really tired of … Continue reading

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New sewing idea

I was laundering all my Christmas towels, potholders, etc and tucked those away for another year.  I then had to replace my stack of potholders with my year-round ones, which I had already laundered and waiting in the cabinet. I … Continue reading

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Wool Shirt Update #2

So with the holidays thrown in there, my progress on the shirt has been slow.  But we are getting there! Here is what I have completed so far.  (Sorry about some of the lighting in the pics.) After sewing the … Continue reading

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Wool shirt progress #1

So far, I have cut out all the pieces to the pattern and marked them up as well.  On those that needed interfacing, I cut them out and adhered to fabric. Here is my first actual step in sewing: The … Continue reading

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New sewing project

I am about to embark on a sewing project with THE most expensive fabric I have ever sewn in my entire life and I have to say I am a bit nervous.  I am making a shirt, for my husband … Continue reading

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Tiered apron

I just finished making this absolutely adorable(I think) tiered apron as a gift for someone. I bought the fabric HERE a long time ago(like 2 yrs?) and I loved the way Randi combined the colors/patterns.  It caught my eye, just for … Continue reading

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Alphabet blocks

****UPDATE**** Here is a pic of my completed project: This project came about because it is my Grandson’s 2nd birthday.  I was doing a Google search for alphabet puzzles and found them to be a choking hazard for his age. … Continue reading

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What is this Nana up to now?

Time to take a break from my counted cross stitch project to work on a little Nana project. My grandson will be celebrating his first birthday soon and that means I am sewing. Cute, cute fabric. I will post a … Continue reading

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Christmas outfit

It has been many years since I made a special little Christmas outfit for someone. Now that I have a Grandson to sew for, I thought it time to get going, so I made this for him: complete with the … Continue reading

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