Sewing & Crafts

Spending the Day Sewing Little Girl Dresses

I have been working on two beautiful dresses for my granddaughters birthday. Luckily for me, her momma doesn't pay any attention to my blog so I can write about them and she'll never see it and still be surprised come June when it's her...

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How to Make Fabric Bins

I've been wanting to make some bins to store items in my kitchen for quiet some time. I had the perfect spot where I could put four bins-5 1/2 inch square, finished size. I found the perfect fabric at Joann's, where I purchased one yard of my...

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How to Sew a Simple Skirt

My new favorite skirt pattern is from Simplicity, pattern number W6762. This is one of those patterns I bought forever ago, but never got around to making anything out of it. I had bought a gorgeous piece of material with the intentions of...

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I Love My New Brother SE400

I got the best birthday present ever this year in the way of the Brother SE400 Embroidery & Sewing Machine. I loved my old machine, but it didn't do embroidery and I was wanting to add a little something different to my projects.  After...

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How to Loom Knit a Child’s Hat

I have done several hates on the round looms and they have never turned out. They have all had a wide spacing at the last and first stitch. So I went out and bought some new lots thinking the looms were the problem instead of the looser. I...

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Dress Sewing for Little Girls

On the 18th of June my granddaughter Madison turned 2. We celebrated her birthday the following weekend. I was puzzled as to what to do for her this year and after much contemplation I finally decided to do some sewing.  It's been a while since...

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