Adorable pin cushion

April 26, 2009 No Comments

Pin cushion made by the Etsy seller ReFabulous. I needed an additional needle cushion for my non-pin needles so I went to one of my favorite one-stop shopping places – Etsy. I am often impressed by the high design standards…

Sewing with slippery velvet

April 24, 2009 1 Comment

I have been obsessed with silk/rayon velvet since I was a little child. It all started with a small midnight blue velvet shawl that my grandfather had tied around a doll’s neck. The doll sat in the sofa bed where…

A guest appearance

April 13, 2009 4 Comments

Not my doing. This bag is done by my daughter. After seeing the Burdastyle Diana bag that I made, my 10-year old wanted one too. Apparently low slung messenger bags are all the rage among kids her age. Since she…

A velvet Burda dress

April 10, 2009 10 Comments

Right now it’s just some fabric pinned to the dress form, but what I’m trying to do here is the brilliant dress from Burda magazine’s March issue. Burda totally outdid themselves with this vintage inspired gem. Melissa of Fehr Trade…

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