Up cycled Dress to Bag

Up cycled Dress to Bag

When a friend called and asked me if I could make her a bag from a dress she brought, I thought mmm, yes. She brought this cute, handmade number and fell in love with the fabric. It’s a beautiful linen with dear on it. Not a bad score for $6. So I got on...
Practice runs

Practice runs

The question : do you sew practice pieces? Or do you just jump right in and cut into your fabric hoping for the best? Me I’m the second one usually! …but some times I stop and think well I should! These was one of those times. I was asked to make a art...
Sewing tip

Sewing tip

When top stitching with a magnetic snap, put your walking foot (even feed foot) onto your sewing machine. It helps feed the fabric through and helps prevent the magnet from sticking to your plate. Top stitching with a magnetic snap in the fabric always makes me a bit...