sewing · Sewing Tools · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

Clapper Love and it’s Joys

So, recently I said that I'm not really a gadget girl, but good tools? That's another thing! And, this week I fell in love with Angela Wolf's Tailor's Clapper. This is my third Tailor's Clapper and it will now be my last. It's that good! My first went onto that great pressing tool bin in… Continue reading Clapper Love and it’s Joys

sewing · Totes, Bags, Accesories

Teaching Toteable Cork

For the 2020 Sewing & Stitchery Expo, I was asked to teach a cork project as one of my classes. Totes are always fun and useful, so I called my wonderful friends at Oliveusgirls LLC and talented Debbie designed a tote for me. Talented friends are a very good thing! Debbie named her design the… Continue reading Teaching Toteable Cork

sewing · sewing resources · Sewing Tools

UnWrinkled – My Panasonic Cordless Iron

I'm don't collect lots of tools, but my new Panasonic iron was definitely a wise choice!

Fabric · Handmade Wardrobe · sewing

Here We are in I-Sew-Lation

Sew!! Are you doing more of that these days? I hope so!! It's one of the creative superpowers that will help us get through this. After assessing my supplies, I've been able to determine that I could be socially isolated for the rest of my life and be able to keep sewing. You, too? (Don't… Continue reading Here We are in I-Sew-Lation

Seasonal Sewing · sewing · Upcycle Sewing

Snowy Day Sweater Upcycling

We had our first snow last week. So, in the midst of January closet cleaning, and a few days of house-bounded-ness (look a new word!), I started thinking about upcycling old sweaters. They’re pretty easy to find – your closet, his closet, under the teenager's bed or at the thrift store. There are super fun,… Continue reading Snowy Day Sweater Upcycling