Sweater season is upon us, and it’s time to access last years wardrobe favorites. Some sweaters might not make the cut, but might be contenders for a repurposing project. Sometimes a long loved sweater can become so “natty” with use, it looks too sad to wear in public. But with a...Read more
When I learned to sew, I was totally hooked! My mission is to provide sewing projects that are easy enough for anyone to try... Let us know if its working!
Recent Posts by elaine
Fear no longer: threading a serger I’ve had my serger for many years and underused it. Recent fashion projects made me determined to become serger-friendly. One reason for avoiding my serger was about threading; 4 large spools of thread for each project really put me off. One helpful tip I...Read more
Sometimes you can shop and shop, and never quite find home accessories that meet your vision. That is often the case for me, especially for placemats and runners. My dining room table is long and narrow…My intended style is “rough-lux”. After many, many, (many!) shopping ventures, I finally found a...Read more
If you are a fan of Shark shows, this is a fun sewing project to get ready for viewing. Below is a pattern for a childs’ hat. The large size fits a 20″ head. You can make this hat as is, or resize if necessary. This is an easy pattern that...Read more
Cheer up on a rainy day by sewing up a cuddly buddy within a couple of hours. Cut from just 2 pattern pieces, these animals are truly zippity-zip projects. So easy, a beginner can make these too. Here are more 2 piece animal cuties to consider for those indoor “what...Read more
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