Category Archives: Sewn

Kids’ Clothes Challenge week!

My husband’s response when I told him I was participating in the kids’ clothes challenge was, “the real challenge would be to sew less than an hour every day for a week.”  HA!  So not happening. So, for day #1: … Continue reading

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Tokyo Subway Quilt-along

Sponsored by Elizabeth from Oh Fransson.  I’ve done one measly block! It’s been fun, but tough to collect the fabrics. Despite owning three very large scrap bins, I don’t have that much that fits the monochromatic style this quilt requires.  … Continue reading

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Summer Sewing

There’s been some sewing this summer!  Really!  Actually there’s been quite a bit, just not any inspiration to document.  I’m currently working on a wedding gift, a quilt inspired by City Lights in the book City Quilts, by Cherry House … Continue reading

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Doggie Bed

My puppy, chomped a gaping hole through her cheap dog bed and after spending an hour carefully hand mending it and adding expensive Velcro (which I usually never spring for- opting for the cheap stuff from Joann) she ate through … Continue reading

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Ottobre “Sudoku Skirt”

I just finished the Sudoku skirt for my niece from Ottobre issue 1/09 and is size 110 with a little yoke section added.  I had a lot of fun making the skirt although I don’t think I will make it … Continue reading

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Ottobre “bert” bermuda shorts

I love this pattern from Ottobre issue 3/09. This is my third pair. The first pair I made was a failure because I used a stretchy denim and the pockets and back yoke were wavy. I’m not going to try … Continue reading

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