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Sewing and Crafts – A Mermaid Doll

Early on, when we first went under quarantine, my daughter asked if I would help her make a stuffie or doll of some kind.  I agreed and we started a search through Pinterest for just the right thing.  Almost immediately we decided a mermaid doll was it!  She was leaning toward this style…… ….large, puffy…

The List – 2012

Back in January I made a list of sewing, craft and art accomplishments I would like to make this year.  I thought it might be nice to recap where I am in that process….especially since I feel like I have not done anything lately! 1. Pajamas Check! 2. Drawstring pants for my Little Guy – I…

Fun Fabric Friday : Ring In The New Year!

Mayan style!  I figured that if they predicted the end was coming in 2012 they could be our beginning.  I found this cool site called, Ixchel Textiles that features handmade clothing and accessories from Guatemala.  Come are really intricate and detailed. While other items are simple and sweet. For a different approach to your sewing needs and/or…

Fun with old sewing books

I pulled my vintage copy of The Vogue Sewing Book off the shelf last night and started looking through it’s musty pages.  I had forgotten how bright and unattractive most of the featured fabrics were, having to remind myself that this was Copyright 1970.  There are still some good tips in between the covers, so I…