Categories - Sewing, Weaving, & Knitting
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Boatneck Preppy in Plaid Sweatshirt, Burda Pattern 9/2014 #114A or #114B

Boatneck Preppy in Plaid Sweatshirt, Burda Pattern 9/2014 #114A or #114Bfeatured

This was an easy sweatshirt to make, and it reminds me of the collegiate sweatshirts we all wore back in the 90’s, baggy in the body, with cuffs and a waistband.  I used a Burda pattern, found here and here, with a few modifications. I purchased my fabric from The Smuggler’s Daughter, an online fabric store.  Susan sells only Read more

Modern Swing Coat, With Tiny Ruffles….Butterick Pattern by Katherine Tilton 6253

Modern Swing Coat, With Tiny Ruffles….Butterick Pattern by Katherine Tilton 6253featured

A new coat—and I really mean it this time, when I say that THIS might be my favorite thing I’ve ever made (until the next thing, right?)  I just really love this coat.  Here are the details…. It is Katherine Tilton’s Butterick pattern B6253.  I used a sweatshirt style jersey knit, which is ecru colored fleece Read more

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Brushed Alpaca, Prussian Blue, Furry Coat.  Burda Wool Long Coat 08/2012 #101B

Brushed Alpaca, Prussian Blue, Furry Coat. Burda Wool Long Coat 08/2012 #101Bfeatured

Well, it’s finally done.  I started this coat last January.  I put it aside for many months, and I decided to finish it now that the weather is cooler.  I absolutely love it–mainly because of the fabric. I purchased this very special fabric remnant on the top floor of Britex Fabrics in San Francisco about 4 years Read more

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Magpie Manor Box Pillow

Magpie Manor Box Pillowfeatured

I immediately fell in love with Salem artist Bobi Sue’s Magpie Manor pillow pattern when I saw it in our local quilt store last month.  I bought her pattern (and her hand painted eyes), and I created my own version.  This was one of the most fun projects I’ve ever made.  I incorporated so many techniques–quilting, machine quilting, Read more

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