Category: Sewing

Fabric covered retractable lanyards 2

Fabric covered retractable lanyards

Another use for the fabric buttons – add them to retractable lanyards (blanks) and now it becomes fashionable to strut around with that ID or Keycard…

Fabric button magnets 0

Fabric button magnets

Those fabric buttons… Now I can make magnets with them.  The kids have plastered them all over the fridge and they are much more decorative than all the advertisement magnets that had been living...

How to… Fabric Covered Buttons 1

How to… Fabric Covered Buttons

In this tutorial the button blank is a flat back button due to the project I am working on.  For other projects I might choose to use a button with a shank on the...

The bedroom redo 0

The bedroom redo

I must confess that I am no interior decorator. All those beautiful elaborate homes you see online – not mine.  My house is very lived in and I don’t waste my time worrying about...

The huge dog pillow 0

The huge dog pillow

Out of necessity I decided to make an indestructible dog pillow.  I didn’t win that pursuit by the way.  But here is the path I chose.  We have a huge English Mastiff – who...