Sewing

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cheater hem tutorial

I made another pair of shorts from a holey pair of jeans and while I was at it, I snapped pictures and put together a quick tutorial on how to do the cheater ribbon hem. You'll find it at flickr.

all sewn

sleep deprivation does some crazy stuff

and also creates incomplete blog entries! I totally forgot to show off my cute handiwork from yesterday in my last post. I don't post my kids' names online, so you'll have to use your imagination (don't post them in the comments if you know their names or I'll won't approve your comment :-p) but I made these cute monogram shirts for a couple of the kids. First, for the baby because he is in desperate need of summer clothes and undershirts. And last night I realized that I needed gifts for the girl who turns six tomorrow, so I pulled out the cutting mat and fabric and a ready-to-wear dyeable blank that I had on hand at 10:30 pm and whipped out a gift for her.  read more »

sew busy

My girlfriends and I are playing a sewing stash game where we are trying to use up fabric without buying any. While I am pretty sure Jess is leaving everyone in the dust, I'm making an attempt to get some things sewn. My first order of business was to make it through my pile of mending, some of which had been sitting on my sewing table for a couple of years. Here's some jeans that had holes in the knees, turned into shorts. I used a wide ribbon to make a cheater hem; I stole the idea from Jessica at Balancing Everything. It is easy and cute and the girl wearing them is as pleased as punch.  read more »


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