Monthly Archives: June 2006

WIP Friday

OK, I’m jumping on the Work In Progress Friday bandwagon here in the hopes that it motivates me to actually complete all my works in progress. Although these particular works already have deadlines, so I should be sufficiently motivated . … Continue reading

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Success!

After making five coin purses, I’ve finally created a version that I am totally happy with. AND, I wrote down all the steps in the process so I won’t forget what I did and have to do all that work … Continue reading

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Baby Pants – Practically Free!

I found instructions for making baby pants from old t-shirts here on crafster. The original tutorial can be found here. The tutorial on crafster specifically tells how to make the pants from old t-shirts (which is fabulous, since you don’t … Continue reading

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Somebody Stop Me!

I made a little lined, zippered pouch using a method I found on Craftster, but it didn’t come out so great. So, I made up my own way of making one and here it is! I need to make another … Continue reading

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It’s a Quilt, It’s a Purse…

It’s a quilted purse!!! The purse I am currently using is really a tote bag. I made it two years ago and it’s a sad, floppy affair. The colors are awesome: black on the outside with a bright pink on … Continue reading

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KC the Dog: v2.0

Here is my second attempt at making a stuffed puppy. I decided that the embroidered face just wasn’t working out, so I used felt instead. I also gave him a diet: skinnier torso. I think he looks better, but I’m … Continue reading

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Quilting For Charity

Being a stay-at-home mom, I try very hard to save money. I have cut back on lots of things: cell phone, cable, new clothes, eating out, etc. However, I feel lots of guilt in cutting back on donating to charities. … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

I’ve always loved redwork, but I don’t really know how to embroider. OK, that’s not entirely true. I’ve looked at diagrams of how to embroider, but I need lots of practice. So, I got some quality practice in by making … Continue reading

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KC the Dog – Take One

This was my first time drafting my own pattern for a toy and my first time sewing with microfleece. Both turned out to be a bit of a challenge. Hopefully KC the Dog v.2 will look a lot better. I … Continue reading

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Chinese Coins Wall Hanging

I made a quilt very similar to this one about a year and a half ago. It was a wedding gift for a good friend. At the time, I cut out twice as many fabric rectangles than I needed and … Continue reading

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