Sewing for kids

January 27, 2009 2 Comments

My toughest critic. So my youngest child is turning 7 in February and I want to sew her something as a present. But this actually makes me a bit nervous. The thing is that some of the stuff I’ve made…

Skinny black jeans

January 23, 2009 7 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I was prepared to toss this project in the bin, but after two dismal, and frankly demoralizing, visits to my favorite jeans store, I decided to give the jeans another try. This is my first…

The skinny jeans project

January 20, 2009 No Comments

The dotted fabric is from Amy Butler and will be used as pocket and waist lining. I also plan to do some hand stitching, thus the red embroidery floss. The jeans fabric is a heavy weight stretch denim. I’ve finally…