All I seem to do are home decor projects anymore...... We hated the valances in the living room and dining room, so we took those down. But we were left with the wooden frames and with family coming for Christmas it got to the point something had to be done.
So here is a sneak peek of what my current project plans are or other sewing related news.
I would like to hang this in my room during Christmas. I bought this panel at Hobby Lobby last year when I was visiting my Grandparents. I originally thought I wouldn't be able to get it done this Christmas. I didn't want to spend money on sewing projects but our new Joanns store was opening and I had a gift card! So I was able to get the batting, and I searched the stash for a suitable backing.
After the hearth cushion, we needed a few more couch pillows to fit our new decor style. So I got to make pillow covers! This time faux cow hide and faux suede, but much better for a throw pillow.
A day late and probably a dollar short, my post for this week is up. Anyway, last Saturday I finished a cushion for our hearth. Cowhide rug makes the top of the cushion and genuine suede the bottom.
I thought I would share some designs that I hope to use with those fabrics I got recently. I hope to be able to get working on a project soon. I also have a few home decor projects to work on too. Cowhide, suede, and leather lacing are on the supplies list.
Help! I have a few design ideas floating around, and I am trying to decide what I should do.
I made mini mock-ups in doll size to get a better feel for how a design would work.
T-shirts are one of those articles of clothing that could be great or could be terrible. Nice and comfy and trendy, or boxy, frumpy, and a fashion disaster.
My parents bought me this T-shirt (knowing my love for Roy Rogers!) while down in Fort Worth, Texas on a trip this spring. My sister got the size small and I got the size medium...... because those were the only two left. Obviously, I didn't want to wear it looking like this.
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. Oh, wait. Wrong story. This wasn't a long time ago nor in a galaxy far away. My last project was about two months ago and that feels like along time ago and a whole other world.
I started this dress back at the beginning of January as a test for my silk ballgown. I have finally finished it long after the silk dress. I find it funny how the starting order of projects and their completion can get completely switched around sometimes. But life is often like that. We have to switch and change our focus to other things that become more important
I know I have been a little neglecting of my blog of late. Unfortunately that is all my fault, but I can't promise that it will get any better. Actually, I think it will get worse. Life is going to be very hectic and crazy for me for the next few months so that I won't get very much done to feature on the blog. But I do have some sewing things going on right now that I can outline for you.
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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