Category Archives: sewing

Travel Bag

I was inspired to make this bag when I stumbled across the 2018 Road to California Bag Challenge.  I’m not sure the bag is special enough to win the contest so I’m still deciding if I will enter it.  Still … Continue reading

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More Dog Shirts for Lizzie

I’ve been making Lizzie shirts.  I’ve have used old and new (on sale at greatly reduced cost) shirts and recycled them into shirts for Lizzie.  The pattern is one I drafted using a purchased shirt and have tweaked as I … Continue reading

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Three More Dog Shirts

I recently bought a Husqvarna Huskylock s21 serger.  I’ve made three dog shirts (two from knit T-shirt fabric and one from an old flannel shirt) as part of learning to use the machine which is way more powerful, has more … Continue reading

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Shirts for my dog Lizzie

I drafted a pattern for a pullover shirt for my dog Lizzie.  I used these notes as a reference which are quite helpful. Here’s my first one using an old T-shirt with the words “dog rule” on the front. Lizzie … Continue reading

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Office Chair Recovered

I recovered the office chair I use in my sewing room.  I used the directions from this youtube video.  I am really please with how it turned out.

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Sewing Room Remodel Done

The remodel of my sewing room is mostly done.  There are small things that still need to be done — like recovering the chair, hanging pictures, etc — but the floor it done, the walls are painted, the shelves are … Continue reading

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Sewing Room Remodel In Progress

My sewing room has been long overdue for some remodeling.  The carpet and paint as you can see from these first two photos were old and dirty from living with dogs (got to love them) and time.  Besides it never … Continue reading

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