Category Archives: Little Sewing Projects

Making Gifts Using Clear Vinyl

For those of you who may not know. Sewing with clear vinyl can be a troubling task for the uninitiated. I managed to make gifts this year using clear vinyl and I have a tip or two as well as … Continue reading

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A Look Back at Some of the Bags From 2015

Currently, I am working on three super secret quilts and one is in the mail, so those will have to wait. In the meantime, I thought I could do a little catch-up. While I feel that 2015 was not my … Continue reading

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A Little Duffle Do It Pouch with Sew Yummy Fabric

As I am busily trying to finish my quilt for the Micheal Miller Challenge at Sewtopia (due Nov 6th…ahhhhh!) I have a friend who is new to quilting and wanted me to come over for a sewing date. Well, who … Continue reading

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Zippered Pouch for a Friend

I have a friend who is starting her first quilting class and is very excited about it. This in turn makes me very excited because I don’t really have any close friends who are quilters…or even sewists of any kind … Continue reading

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Zippy Strippy Pattern Pouch, Done and Done!

Before I pack up and leave for my 3 week vacation in Europe (that’s right, I said it…where? Oh let me tell you…Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Dresden, Budapest and Prague…I know!) I thought I’d share two zippered pouches I made with … Continue reading

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A Super Tote For My Sister-In-Law

Sooooo, I’ve been making this quilt for my SIL ….and she’s been waiting a long time. Okay, not as long as my sister waited for hers but about 6 months anyway. In the meantime I went to a little weekend … Continue reading

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A Finished Market Tote!

In celebration of the completion of my dissertation manuscript (no that is not the end of the hell that is doctoral candidacy, I still need to defend the blessed thing)  I decided to sew something that could be completed. I … Continue reading

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English Paper Piecing Progress

I am in the throws of finishing the rough draft of my last chapter for my dissertation (while I work full time) so time has been of the essence. Therefore…not getting a whole of sewing done. That being said I … Continue reading

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English Paper Piecing While Watching Downton Abbey

Back in September my mother and I took a trek to Las Vegas for the Riley Blake Fabric Fest! It was a great retreat and if they offer it again I would go in a heartbeat. One of the classes … Continue reading

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September Modern QAL and Progress

Here she is This month’s block was called Escalator. If you look at my compadres blocks at And Sew We Craft you’ll notice, as usual, mine is a bit of a departure. However, it does fit nicely with the rest … Continue reading

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