Category Archives: sewing & fabric arts

i love feeling fabric between my fingers and dreaming about what it can become…

patio pillows

we have a deck in the backyard and the wood seating that is built in has started to crack slightly with age. not enough to replace everything, but enough to make sitting uncomfortable. i’ve been browsing through stores that have … Continue reading

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turning sheets into curtains

i finished those curtains i mentioned previously. the fabric was from a set of sheets with a cute pirate ship motif. it turns out that the twin sheet cut in half lengthwise and hemmed along that same length results in … Continue reading

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sailing along: works in progress…

i’ve still got a lacy scarf on the needles, and another garter stitch one that i knit when i don’t need to concentrate. i’ve pieced together a baby quilt, the top is all done but now i’m having commitment issues … Continue reading

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voila voile scarf

i received a diy scarf kit as a gift. it’s a lovely little idea, a piece of pretty voile fabric that just needed to be hemmed. so i’m not sure why it sat there for over a year, unmade. i … Continue reading

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freebie: printable gift tags for handmade items

here are some gift tags i made. if you like them, you can use them too. click on each image below to open the pdf file to print. i find that the tags look best when printed on textured cardstock, but … Continue reading

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