Category: Sewing

How to Hem Jeans Part 2 0

How to Hem Jeans Part 2

This is another way to hem jeans.  I use this method for my son and daughter and even mine (though I almost never wear jeans so it doesn’t come up too much for me). ...

How To Hem Jeans – Part 1 1

How To Hem Jeans – Part 1

With kids I am constantly hemming pants, skirts, dresses etc… Today I will show you one way I hem my daughter’s jeans.  I do not hem my son’s like this but she likes them...

Easy PJs 3

Easy PJs

Although I do sometimes follow a pattern for pajamas – that just seems so time consuming when it comes to my kids.  They grow out of them so far so perfection is not high...

Do You Need a Hoodie? 1

Do You Need a Hoodie?

Sephora has a field trip tomorrow and she was insisting she needed a “hoodie” to wear and all of hers were in the wash (not that she has many).  So do I do laundry...

Quick Crochet Scarf 0

Quick Crochet Scarf

My daughter loves to ask me to “whip things up”.  As we were running out the door to a movie and she was wearing one of the outfits I made her she insisted she...

A Scarf For Me 0

A Scarf For Me

I make alot of scarfs for my daughter or other family members and seldom make one for me.  Since the kids were with my inlaws tonight I had an hour to kill!  I whipped...

The very long circular scarf 2

The very long circular scarf

I am in the mood for scarves lately.  This one I cut about 7 feet long and simply cut the width (as it is naturally off the bolt) in half.  I sewed the full...

Warming Heart 3

Warming Heart

My daughter tends to get a large number of tummy aches.  So I decided to make her a warming pillow for her tummy.  Since it is almost Valentine’s Day – I purchased heart designed...

Whip up some coffee cup cozies 1

Whip up some coffee cup cozies

I have made several different versions of coffee cozies but this is the quickest and easiest. First, you cut open one of those cardboard cozies – just for size.  In this case I made...

Sweater to thigh high leg warmers 1

Sweater to thigh high leg warmers

This project uses the arms of the sweater I used to make Anthony’s Christmas stocking.  These arms were just long enough to become thigh high leg warmers for Sephora and they flair out over her...