Category Archives: Sewing & Crocheting

More Sewing Projects!

Right as the school year was ending, I decided to make some small makeup/cosmetic/gadget bags for my 7 female advisees as end-of-school-year gifts.  Of course I always get good ideas when I don’t have a lot of time to follow up … Continue reading

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Simplicity Pattern 8028

After making a variety of purses by following–and modifying–various online tutorials, I decided to see how I’d do with an honest-to-goodness, traditional paper pattern. I purchased Simplicity pattern #8028 and decided to first try view C, which is the one … Continue reading

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Sewing with Teenagers!

Each year when we return to school after the Christmas break, we have a special “Winter Week of Wisdom and Wonder” (WWOWW) selection of classes and activities.  Kids sign up for one class and one activity (there are so many awesome choices!), … Continue reading

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Art & Sewing: End of 2015 and Beginning of 2016

Given my interest in and enthusiasm for sewing, I was wracking my brain trying to come up with some sort of sewing project gifts for my kids for Christmas.  In a major “duh” moment, I realized that I had some other … Continue reading

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More Sewing Projects

Feeling somewhat like a “one trick (sewing) pony,” I’ve continued to experiment with designing and making various types of purses, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed playing with all the fun fabrics and bright, colorful linings.  I plan to start selling these before … Continue reading

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