Tweaked : Knockoff CAbi Traveler Pants

Lately, I have been tweaking things left and right.  It’s been great, adding to my wardrobe and saving many things I thought I really needed to unload.  I am never financially in a place to buy a bunch of new clothes, so this has been a perfect way to have different things to wear without…

Tweaked : Unicorn Pillow

Recently I was approached by a very weepy 6 year old that appeared to be imitating Chris Farley from this scene in the movie Tommy Boy: Fat Guy in a Little Coat She was distressed at the fact that her favorite and…..I mean FAVORITE top was now so small in the shoulders she could no…

Fun Fabric Friday : Vintage Sheets

I haven’t done one of these in a while and I thought it might be fun to share some of my vintage sheet hoard.  I have been collecting and using vintage sheets throughout my home and in my sewing for many years now, but recently I have been unable to cut anything.  I don’t know…

Tweaked : Fuzzy Flowers

I have been consigning again lately and today I thought I would share one rule I follow about buying and tweaking.  When I am shopping consignment sales or thrift shops for new clothing or household items I make it a rule to only buy things that look nearly brand new.  I know this seems obvious, but…

Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Burp Clothes

Everyone tells you that each pregnancy and child is different from the last. And, like most pregnant people who hear all kinds of “wisdom” and advice from everyone they encounter, I just listened, nodded and went on my way. The thing is, it’s absolutely true! In my experience my son was easy-going, quiet, calm and ate…

Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Play Quilts

Our family has been on a roll lately…last year we added four new members! For my sister-in-law it was her first pregnancy and twins to boot. A cousin welcomed her second little boy. As per usual, I wanted to make something to send rather than buy something from their registry. Granted, they probably wanted something…