Tag Archives: Sewing

Bow Tie for Spring

Calling all modeling agencies – I have a handsome, six foot tall, seventeen year old with a perfected brooding expression, and he can pull off a bowtie! I whipped up this tie in less than an hour, no advanced sewing skills needed. … Continue reading

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Barkcloth Tote

The bigger the bag, the more unnecessary junk you carry around with you. I raided my fabric stash and made a streamlined bag just big enough to hold a few essentials.

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Grow It or Sew It!

I saw this Santa Beard over at Snazzle Craft and thought it’d be a fun item to have around the house for the holidays. When I made a sparkly silver turban for my son’s Halloween costume a few years ago, … Continue reading

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I Want My RetroTV!

We’re having a little trouble letting go of Halloween at the Casa De Willceau. We had a lot of fun this year building Lloyd’s costume and taking him out on Halloween night. We got a lot of raves and a … Continue reading

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New Case for an iPad

We were recently gifted with an iPad (thanks Dan) and Joe’s been carting it back and forth to work in a makeshift iPad case (see photo below). Once in a blue moon there are projects I work on where my … Continue reading

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How To Sew An iPod Case

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Crow Pouch

A friend gave me this terrific crow patterned napkin a few weeks ago.

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Echo Tote Bag

A few weeks back, I went to the fabric store and was immediately drawn to Lotta Jansdotter’s new Echo collection. I chose Spring Buds in mustard, and the aqua Scattered Pods, I thought it would make a terrific tote bag! … Continue reading

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Bow Tie 101

It all started with my niece’s wedding. I decided it would be nice for my son to wear a bow tie for the occasion, until I went shopping for one and saw how ugly and expensive they were. I thought, … Continue reading

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Zippered Pouch

Another way to use up the odd pieces in your fabric stash – the zippered pouch. There are a lot of terrific tutorials online, I used this one. With the holidays right around the corner, these pouches make greats gift. … Continue reading

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Fashionable Cloth Coasters

Ever since America Online stopped stuffing my mailbox with their trial CDs, I really needed coasters! I’m not fond of the brown ring on my desk from my coffee cup, or the puddle left behind by my afternoon chilled beverages. … Continue reading

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Sewing an iPod Pouch

I made a protective pouch for Joe’s adorable, little 3rd generation iPod Nano.

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Brick Path Quilt

This was my first attempt at quilting, a gift for a new addition to the family. I wanted to create a one of a kind piece that was cheery, with bold patterns, and no pastel colors. Since the sex of … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Love A Bag?

Today’s post features Nancy, pride of the Lone Star State, a self proclaimed bag lady, and a genius!

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