Wednesday, January 28, 2015

CCS Onsies for local hospitals

53 Onsies ready for snaps & local hospitals 

Saw first hand last week what a difference all our hard work on the Layettes makes in the valley !!






Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Fun zipper wine bag





This was a very fun project we made last month at my Bernina stores Divas club.
When unzipped it's completely flat for storage . 
It's part of a black & white themed gift for my nephews engagement party . 



Thursday, January 15, 2015

Toothbrush Rollups


These are very easy Pickle Pie toothbrush roll ups . They are in the hoop designs & a great way to use up leftover fabric. For these I dug into my batik. I save every batik scrap as its my favorite fabric !!!!
I'm hosting a cousins weekend this weeknd at our cabin up north . 

Thanks Rhonda Buss for featuring my blog on Wednesday Showcase . It was a thrill & honor to be featured !

Friday, January 2, 2015

I Did It ! Ready to Wear Fast 2014

  I Did It !! I made it through the 2014 Ready to Wear Fast without buying new clothes . 

While I didn't make as many clothing items  as I thought I would , I did make 7 tops , a couture dress, 15 items for granddaughter , 170 baby items for my charity sewing group, 10 snap bags ( gifts) , 12 pumpkin coasters( gifts) 2 Halloween table toppers , 3 crossover bags (gifts) 2 batik totes , 3quilts ( baby charity ) 2 zipper project bags ,2 crocheted afghans  for gifts , crocheted 3 afghans for charity .

It really does help to add it all up . You realize that you did sew more than you thought . 
I started this blog a year ago to document my sewing & I'm so glad I did. 
I'm so glad I took on the RTW fast. It was nice to have a personal challenge .
I know it has been viewed many times & not many people comment - except my # 1 follower -Thx N ��������

While I will continue sewing for myself , I'm not going to be as strict this year with a RTW fast .
I joined the Make A Garment A Month group this year just to shake it up . 
I have lots of Craftsy classes lined up, new patters. & of course lots of fabric added to my stash last year . 

Sewing Goals - 

1. Learn to fit patterns more accurately .
2. Attempt to make pants 
3. Sew a cardigan 
4. Finish the dress & skirt I started in 2014 
5. Make lots of fun stuff for Granddaughter
6. Learn more accuracy in sewing !
7. More Charity Sewing .
8. Have Fun !



Saturday, December 27, 2014

Crossover bag gifts


These small crossover bags are from Pickle Pie . They are so easy to make as they are all done in the hoop on my embroidery machine . Even the monograms came with the pattern . I made a 3 rd one but didn't get a picture of it .


My New Years goal is to figure out the comment section of this blog. I know that people view it but there are very few comments . Sons I wish you lived closer !!!!!!!

I'm seriously considering continuing my RTW Fast for 2015 . I have many sewing goals I never reached &  would love to continue learning new skills.
Happy New Year to any & all out there ��

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Time for Thanks


I did this embroidery LAST  year , but finally finished the pillow cover today. Just in time to remind me of the true meaning of the day  & the wonderful life I have !!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sassy you Librarian Top


I made this Sassy Librarian top this summer & I've worn it a ton .
I took the Sassy Librarian class on Craftsy . My first class - it took a little while to get used to the format , but I really enjoyed the class & process. The top still has some fitting issues , but it was just supposed to be my muslin .  I have plans for a short sleeved version - soooooon ! 
Time to stop craft sewing & get back to garment sewing !
LOVE my Berninas ��