I had never sewn a cow before my grandmother asked for one, but I think these are simply adorable! The pattern is "Moo Moo" by Melly and Me, fairly quick to sew up once you've finally made the difficult decisions of which fabrics to use. 😉 I did enjoy making these. Following is the first … Continue reading The Cow Says “Moo”
Hello everyone! I know I haven't been up here in a while..... The Albemarle Craftsman's Fair was a success and lots of fun! Here are some pictures of a few of my things from the Fair weekend.... This little blue bear is a mini version of the Simplicity bear that I've made numerous times. The … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
My sewing projects, as of late, are wrap-around skirts. Here is a picture of one of them finished and at the local gift shop, Studio 32. The material in the basket is also a wrap-around skirt, but I haven't taken a picture of that one on "Elsa" yet. 🙂 When I get more pictures I will post them! Wrap-around … Continue reading Wrap-Around Skirt
I've made one tablecloth (so far) for the Fair in October. The second one is nearly done. Instead of doing ruffled sides, I just made them straight for a clean look. I used twin-bed-size flat sheets for the tablecloth.... about $4.95 each from Wal-Mart, and it takes 2 sheets for one 4-foot table. Here are some … Continue reading DIY Craft Show Tablecloth
I love the way the little dress in this pattern looks! I've made 2 of them recently, style 'B'. Here are pictures and a little bit about them. This first dress is made of a thin material that we've had for quite awhile, and I finally made something cute out of it! It will be … Continue reading Toddler Dresses 1 & 2
And so I have made a few more fish! This lovely blue and orange colored one.... This green and orange one, with ladybug material on the underside of the fins.... And one of my personal favorites, the purple one with a shiny gold design on the material. Some leftover tie-dye effect material worked nicely for the fins, and voila! … Continue reading Sewing Sea Life
At last, pictures of the toys I've been working on.... I made the one from the jean material first. Then I made the second fish, but reversed the placement of the fabrics. In the third picture, I'm showing that I used ribbon instead of fabric for the strip between the fins on the second fish. Then … Continue reading Summer Toy Fish