Monthly Archives: October 2006

Embroidered Denim Purses – Completed!

The purses are completed and I’m very happy with them. The embroidery/appliqué nicely complements the interior fabric, although it’s rather hard to see that in these pictures. The buttons are great, too. They were yet another gift from my grandmother’s … Continue reading

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WIP Friday – Embroidery

I love hand embroidery. I love the way it looks. There’s just something very homey about it. It says, “somebody put a lot of love into me.” That being said, I’m still working on some of those little denim purses … Continue reading

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More Christmas Crafting

I made these bags for some little girls I know, and then I had so much fabric leftover that I made two more. They are very simple: no interior pockets or zippers. Just two little bags from pretty fabrics. I’m … Continue reading

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Two Little Pouches

  My new stash management plan involves taking the leftovers from the latest project and immediately making them into something, rather than just tossing all that fabric on the pile. It’s a fun way of challenging myself. Here’s a small … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed

Earlier this week I was feeling very overwhelmed. The housework was stacking up, Simon had decided that napping was no longer for him, and I was starting to have some serious doubts about my ability to find the time needed … Continue reading

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Funky Fabric Belt

My grandmother gave me a box full of supplies, which included some really unique ribbon. Well, unique to this decade, anyway. At first, I was hesitant to take it, because I had no idea what I would do with it. … Continue reading

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Open For Business!

After much planning and much sewing, KCQuilts is finally open for business! There is now a navigation bar at the top of the page that you can use to browse around the site, so please do. I had been struggling … Continue reading

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New Quilt!

I previously had declared September the month of the quilt, and then I only completed one quilt. However, I just completed another and have a third (commissioned!) in the works – hopefully to be completed by the end of this … Continue reading

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