Make do and Mend · Mending · sewing · Slow Fashion

Mending Monday – black denim again & again

I looked for my last mending post regarding these jeans, apparently I hadn't posted about them.  Let me correct that now.  On November 2nd I worked on mending the worn fabric BF's jeans. For this project I used the electric sewing machine,  Pfaff Hobby Quilter. Added the feed dog cover and the embroidery foot. Starting… Continue reading Mending Monday – black denim again & again

embroidery · gifts · knitting · sewing · workbasket

Workbasket – Layette & Succulent Wall Hanging

The layette project is almost at an end. Being that I had started this project as a gift for someone else, but it was no longer needed, I hadn't initially had a hard "finish by" date.  When DC had mentioned that she'd like it for a baby shower gift, I had to speed things up… Continue reading Workbasket – Layette & Succulent Wall Hanging

friends · gifts · motorcycles · sewing · workbasket

DW’s Birthday Quilt – Many years, and three homes, in the making of…

This project has only been in the works for approximately 5 years.  It might be longer, but that is all I am willing to admit to.  By "in the works" I mean that I actually cut out the t-shirts, Freychecked the edges, order the how-to book and the templates for making the quilt.  Until now,… Continue reading DW’s Birthday Quilt – Many years, and three homes, in the making of…

Mending · sewing

Mending Monday – A little of this and a little of that

Fitting little mending projects in here and there as I can.  This is what I was able to complete since we last talked about such things: Double seemed up the small tear in the key pocket of a pair of bf's running shorts. Let the hem down in a pair of second hand pants that… Continue reading Mending Monday – A little of this and a little of that

gifts · knitting · sewing · workbasket

Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern

Many months ago I heard from a co-worker that His son was to have a son of his own.  I got started on a knitted baby blanket to welcome this coming little one.  That day I had to go to a local yarn store for something else and saw a light blue-grey yarn called "velvet".  I knew… Continue reading Baby Blanket – Velvet Basket Weave pattern