Category Archives: sewing

Getting on Top of Things

With the advent of 2015, I plan to tend to some projects that have been on my To-Do list for awhile. In the waning days of 2014, I took care of a couple of items. I added some length to … Continue reading

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You’re Never Too Old for Stuffed Toys

After seeing a recent blog post about my stuffed kitties, my sister emailed me and inquired if she could commission a turtle, a bunny, and an elephant for her kids. Through the magic of the interwebs, I found free patterns … Continue reading

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Variations on the Hand Pillow

Although sometimes it doesn’t seem as though I’m making any headway on reducing my fabric stash, there is one indication that I may be making progress: I am finding fewer pieces of fabric large enough (18″ x 18″) to use … Continue reading

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Kitties and More Kitties

I am just having so much fun making kitties. My husband tells me I’m turning into a “crazy cat lady.” I guess there’s worse things to be!

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Patchwork Kitties

In my quest to put to use the odd leftover strips and bits from past quilting projects, I turned to a pattern in a book I illustrated back in 2011. When I finished stuffing the first one a few evenings … Continue reading

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Two Down

Today, I finished not one, but two — count’em two — projects. Yay me! First, I sewed the buttonholes for the shirt made from this fabric that I purchased at Esther’s Fabrics on Bainbridge Island a few months ago. Then, … Continue reading

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New Curtains

The re-done bedroom is complete (well, almost; keep reading . . .) New curtains on the window. New curtains on the French doors. Especially in the afternoon, the light diffusing through them gives the room a lovely greenish-blue glow. However, … Continue reading

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