I spent too much of 2020 making masks and realized that I am now done with sewing. I packed up my sewing machines, one of which I never used, and put them away. Cleaned out my sewing cupboard and thread … Continue reading The Masks Did Me In
I fixed these former long-sleeved items by cutting off the sleeves and turning them into vests. I’ll like them better when I can see the black sleeves of my turtlenecks. 👍 Continue reading Fixed These!
I have a little, about 20%, Norwegian blood in my background, according to my Ancestry.com DNA profile, so as we’ve been watching the Winter Olympics, I have been referring to Norwegians as “my people” when they win, which is just … Continue reading When Life Gives You Flags, Make Pillows
Let’s start with the ears. I wanted to make a pair of ears to clip on to the hat, rather than an entire headpiece, although I did think for a moment that I could glue them to a headband to … Continue reading Halloween 2017: Chase’s Furry Body
Wow, it was way back in February that I made the hat for this costume. I must have thought that I would be speeding through all the other pieces in record time, just because one piece was done. But now … Continue reading Halloween 2017: The Chase Vest
This year, I’m trying to get a head start on Halloween, so while you’re thinking about your Valentine, I’m working on parts to a Chase costume. If you don’t know, Chase is from the program Paw Patrol—he’s a dog, a … Continue reading Looking Ahead to Halloween 2017