Crafty Finds

Another year of the Vanderburg County Homemakers Craft Show has come and gone.  And this year, we almost missed it. Mom and I had planned to spend the day shopping at some of the antique stores in town, but my mother-in-law’s birthday was coming up, so I wanted to take a quick trip down to Read More …

Works in Progress

This last week has been a good week for getting things done. I got my Betty Bowler bag finished late last week. It came out really nicely. The only thing I would change about the pattern, would be to use a heavier interfacing so that the bag would hold it’s shape a little better. I Read More …

My Cotton+Steel Betty Bowler

I recently purchased some fabric from Sarah Watts‘ August Line for Cotton+Steel with the intention of making a bag, but didn’t know what bag I wanted to make. I ended up deciding on the Betty Bowler Bag from Swoon Patterns and pairing the lion prints with Kona Cotton in Corn Yellow (I think – I Read More …

Works in Progress

If you’ve stopped by the blog in the last couple of days, you’ll have seen that I’ve taken a bit of a break from my quilting projects to sew up a new top. I’m also working on another non-quilt project.  I’m currently in the process of making the Betty Bowler bag from Swoon Patterns. I’m Read More …

My First Woven Tee

I recently picked up a copy of the Scout Tee pattern from Grainline Studio and made my first woven tee. I love how simple it was to put together, even if I did make my version more complicated by picking a wool coating that needed to be lined. But, hey, it will make a great Read More …

Listen While You Work

As a sewist, and general creative person, I find that I need some background noise while I work. A little something to distract from all of the other ideas floating around in my head. I have a playlist that I love to listen to when I’m sewing, and another that I listen to when I Read More …

Works in Progress

I feel like I’ve made a lot of progress in the last week. Unfortunately, it’s the sort of progress that doesn’t seem like anything got done. I spent the majority of last night taping together and cutting out pattern pieces for a few upcoming projects: The Scout Tee from Grainline Studio, the Betty Bowler Bag Read More …