Category Archives: sewing

Cross Shoulder Purse

I made this cross shoulder purse after making this travel bag.  I used the same fabrics as I had so much left over.  I entered it into the 2018 Road to California Bag Challenge.  I don’t expect to win but … Continue reading

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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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