Category: Sewing

The Pink Cape 0

The Pink Cape

The pink cape is cut just like the blue one I already showed you.  However, we didn’t line it so it is for only mildly chilly evenings; we added rickrack trim around the collar...

Tablecloth of the Week 1

Tablecloth of the Week

One of my favorite things about knowing how to sew is that as long as I have fabric – I can change curtains, tablecloths, chair covers, couch covers, etc… anytime I choose.  This is...

Sweater upcycle to scarf wrap 4

Sweater upcycle to scarf wrap

I love upcycling sweaters into other things.  This is a project that is so quick, easy, flexible and fashionable.  Use a sweater that you have lying around with no further useful value; pick one...

Sweater to Cowl Neck 0

Sweater to Cowl Neck

This project is using another section of the sweater we used to make a Christmas stocking.  Here is the original sweater again (inside out). The neck of this sweater is hanging over the back...

Sweater to Christmas Stocking 0

Sweater to Christmas Stocking

I have been saving the sweaters everyone no longer needs for a multitude of purposes.  There are so many things you can do with sweaters, jeans and tshirts – the sky is truly the...

The Dress-Up Cape 0

The Dress-Up Cape

This cape is cut similar to the blue and pink capes you have already seen but there are no trim embellishments.  It is the fabric that makes this the more dressy cape of Sephora’s...

The Blue Cape 0

The Blue Cape

My daughter and I love capes and ponchos so I thought I would share some with you.  This first one is made with two layers of fleece – a solid navy blue and a...

How To Cut A Circle 0

How To Cut A Circle

This post is important for the next several days of posts – this is basically the first part of the tutorial.  First you determine the size – measure person/child from wrist to wrist with...

Finally warm again 5

Finally warm again

I am always cold.  For years I had this nice toasty comforter and I literally slept with that comforter all year long – even in eighty degrees.  I loved my comforter for warmth but...

Upcycle sweater into infinity scarf 5

Upcycle sweater into infinity scarf

The rest of the sweater…. The sleeves were made into a cowl like scarf.  The body of the sweater easily becomes an infinity scarf. Cut the bottom portion of the sweater off up to...