The Mission: Simple slip, Big effect
To give life to vision in my brain, the girls’ Easter dresses needed some serious poof-age.
Hey, look! I have business cards! Aren’t they fun?
I’ve carried them around for months now, but I have only handed them out to three people. I feel silly to talking about my craft-blogging habit to strangers (or friends even). Even so, these Moo MiniCards make me smile to see them floating around my purse. Now, I will be grinning even more to see that Wonderwoman’s scantily clad fanny is all wrapped up in cozy warm felt – embroidered felt at that.
I took pictures as I went along. So, you will even get a quick little tutorial out of the deal.
Here you go…
I never would consider myself someone who is “good at decorating”. I was barely an adult when we bought our home and I became a stay-at-home-mom. Six years later, I finally feel like I understand our home and family well enough to inject finishing touches into our spaces. With the gloomy grey winter looming ahead, it was time to stop collecting ideas and start making them happen. And the place to make it happen in? The place I spend 85% of my time in – my living room. [Read more...]
This is a continuation of a series called “Taking the Leap”, which I started last year and then promptly forgot about. The goal of this series was to highlight questions on how to get started with various types sewing projects. I am in no way an expert, but I will answer them to the best of my knowledge and try to point out the many, MANY resources available online for the beginning sewist. So, if you any intimidating sewing topics you want to explore, shoot me an email – sewfearless[at]gmail[dot]com – and I’ll dive in with you.
I’m slowly plugging along with the suitcase pattern. The first draft of the directions is laid out and I am working on digitizing the paper pattern. As I was going over the project photos, I decided the detail that really makes the suitcases is the handmade piping. So, I thought we could work through how to make and use piping you’ll be ready to tackle the suitcase pattern when it is finished. [Read more...]
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