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How To Sew An iPod Case – Part Deux

Father’s Day is right around the corner so I thought I’d do another iPod case tutorial, but this time one that attaches to a belt. I added the record player to give it a retro touch, coating the fabric with … Continue reading

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Sewing Bows for Sophia

My niece Sophia just celebrated her first birthday, and since a girl is never too young to learn how to accessorize – I made some bows for her hair. These are basically a mini version of the bow tie with … Continue reading

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Table Runner

I’ve done quite a few posts on what to do with scraps of fabric leftover from previous projects, this is one of them – sort of. I’ve wanted to make a runner for my dining room table for quite some … 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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Lampshade Makeover

I bought this lamp at Village Thrift in North Philadelphia for $1.50 in the mid-eighties. It used to be near my bed, spent time on the kitchen table, and now sits on my desk in the studio. I love that … Continue reading

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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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Confessions of a Size Queen

When you can’t find what you’re looking for, sometimes you got to DO IT YOURSELF!

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What a Square!

I buy fabrics that catch my eye from my favorite store. In this case I bought some bold patterns by Michael Miller, Sandi Henderson, Denyse Schmidt, and Park Slope. In order to visualize the arrangement of pattern and color, I … Continue reading

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Reap As You Sew!

After making a half dozen baby quilts, I found myself with a nice amount of scraps in various shapes and sizes. I love the fabric, and I can’t bring myself to discard the scraps. I hang on to them figuring … Continue reading

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