Category Archives: denim

Accepting a Sewing Challenge!!

Hi Everyone!  An interesting post came over my Facebook Page Feed recently about an Invitation to a Sewing Challenge.  The challenge was issued by Sarah from the blog, Goodbye Valentino.  She’s the same gal that blogged about challenging herself to a “Ready to … Continue reading

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Update to Flower Power Blog Post!!

Hi Everyone!  I had a request for more information about the Flower Stitching Foot so I updated my Flower Power blog post and included the actual directions I received with the foot.  I hope this solves any confusion you may … Continue reading

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Upcycled Version of Simplicity 4032

Upcycled projects always intrigue me.  It’s fun to take something that is Old and give it a New life!!  It’s a challenge for me to find creative ways to use different parts of the item I’m using.  The one prerequisite … Continue reading

Posted in denim, flannel, old to new, sewing, Simplicity, Simplicity patterns, Strikes My Fancy, Upcycled, vest | 10 Comments

Picture Tutorial: Flower Power Purse!!

I was so excited about how great the Flower Stitching Foot  worked for me that I wanted to do a project using it as a design detail.  I made an upcycled denim purse and embellished the purse with fabric flowers I made!!  I got … Continue reading

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Even an Apron Needs Accessorizing!!

After finishing up the “Fire Up The Grill” apron and having fabric left over, I thought it would be nice to add some accessories.   No I’m not talking about shoes or handbags…..I’m talking about a grilling/oven mitt, a pot holder, and pot … Continue reading

Posted in bias, bias binding, denim, embroidery, fusible fleece, grilling mitt, hot pad, novelty fabric, oven mitt, pan handle mitt, pot holder, quilting, Strikes My Fancy, wash away stablizer | 2 Comments

Second Look: Denim Friendly

  For my second “look” for the “One Pattern Many Looks” Contest, I chose a striped Chambray fabric which is super denim friendly.  It has a little bit of crispness to it and think worked well in this style.   This pattern has … Continue reading

Posted in 2223, casual jacket, Chambray, denim, denim friendly, jacket, Misses, pockets, Simplicity patterns, Strikes My Fancy | Leave a comment