For the last couple of months, there had been a continuing tension issue with my Singer. It worked! But before I sewed anything, if I’d changed the thread or the stitch length, anything, I had to sew a length to get it right. And then the stitches started skipping on the bobbin side and no… Continue reading Upgrade!
I recently started working on the Sublime bag from Sew Sweetness. I downloaded it and went through the instructions several times before I decided to give it a try. I loved all the finished bags I was seeing on Instagram! It didn’t look too tricky. I placed an order for fabrics and a long roll… Continue reading Sew Sublime
The embroidery on the main panel is from Etsy. The bulldog fabric is from PetFriendly on Spoonflower. The pattern is the 241 Tote from Noodle Head. Save
Today I’m going to show you how I use my shortened zipper to make a small bag. For this tutorial, I’m using a small bag pattern I’ve drafted myself that I often use to sew little treat bags for my little nieces and nephews. You can use this method with whatever bag/pouch/clutch pattern you want.… Continue reading Zipped, part 2
I get asked a lot about how I shorten my zippers, or how I add my zipper ends. I use this technique on just about every little bag I’ve made! I thought I’d take some time this morning while I was making up a little gift to show you, step-by-step, how it’s done! You’ll need:… Continue reading Zipped
I bought a couple slipper patterns over the last few weeks from SewingWithMe5, one of which are these Candice slippers. They seemed like the easiest to tackle so I went with trying them out, first! I used some of Spoonflower’s new lightweight cotton twill, which I love, and then lined them in some teal fleece. … Continue reading Slip and Slide
When Spoonflower recently released their new Light Cotton Twill fabric I knew it would be a great choice for a tote bag, so I headed over to Sprout and designed one! I ordered it, along with two matching FQ’s of Kona Cotton and put this set together. Using the twill, there is enough left over… Continue reading Thank you for being a friend.