I am in love, and totally in awe of my talents. I really didn’t expect this upcycled project to turn out so gosh darn fan-freakin-tabulous – but it did – and I’ll tell ya all about it… Want to make your own? Continue reading
Want to find other like-minded sewing buddies near you? Here’s an innovative new way!
A while back, I decided that I wanted to showcase some of the crafty sh*t going on in my brain, and to have a better excuse for what can be an expensive past time. So I got some advice from my fabulously genius web developer hubby, did a lot of thinking, and dove in.
And started to sink. Continue reading
So lately I’ve been reading some wonderful blog posts by extraordinarily talented people who have successfully sewn their own bras and underwear. Madalynne is one such seamstress, I drool over all her beautiful pictures of perfectly sewn lusciousness. But what really convinced me to give it a try is verypurpleperson. Her tutorial is so clear, and the pictures so detailed, I immediately thought – I CAN DO THIS!
That thought was ambitious. And premature. And so, so naive. But I’ve gotten ahead of myself. Continue reading
Just before Easter, frantically thinking of something my son would love/use that WASN’T CANDY and WOULDN’T EMPTY MY WALLET (any stores accept moths as payment?), I decided to make him a smock/apron out of my fabric stash. Woot! No cost awesome gift! However…. Continue reading
(AKA the hat that only a badass could wear)
You will need:
Size I crochet hook
1 skein gold worsted weight yarn (I used Vanna’s Choice acrylic)
1 skein pumpkin worsted weight yarn (again, I used Vanna’s Choice)
1 skein rust worsted weight yarn (guess what – yep, Vanna wins again!)
A smug smile when anyone (anyone?? *sound of crickets chirping*) gets the reference Continue reading