Category Archives: picture tutorial

Picture Tutorial: DIY Easter Wreath!!

Hi Everyone and Happy Easter!  I’ve wanted to make an Easter Wreath for the longest time and this year I finally did it!  I purchased a wire frame and used ribbons to attach the sparkly mesh to the frame.  This … Continue reading

Posted in bow, DIY easter wreath, easter eggs, picture tutorial, ribbon, sparkly mesh, Strikes My Fancy, wire frame | 6 Comments

Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim

On my latest garment post about my first garment of the new year, January Knits, I added a ruffled trim to the neckline to spice up the very plain neckline of the garment.  I’ve gotten several messages from my readers … Continue reading

Posted in making ruffled trim, picture tutorial, rolled hem, Simplicity 3790, Singer serger, Strikes My Fancy | 4 Comments

Picture Tutorial: Repurposed Christmas Tree Skirt!!

Hi Everyone!!  I’m back and with a NEW Picture Tutorial for Christmas!!   This project was inspired for my son.  He’s growing up so fast, and this year he requested his very own Christmas Tree for his room.  Since we love to decorate, … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas tree skirt, Instructables, Pattern Review, picture tutorial, Repurposed placemats, Strikes My Fancy | 14 Comments

Picture Tutorial: Decorative Stitching Holiday Project!!

Hi Everyone!!  In my New Video Series on Learning to Sew featuring the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960, I showed how to use your machines Decorative Stitches:  Making the Most of Decorative Stitches Video Part 4 and how to use your machines … Continue reading

Posted in Decorative stitches, DIY Christmas Stocking, Letter stitching, Pattern Review, personalized, picture tutorial, Pinterest, Singer 9970, Singer Quantum Stylist 9960, Strikes My Fancy, Youtube video | 6 Comments

Picture Tutorial: Drafting a Flared Skirt!!

Hi Everyone!!  It’s been a while since I’ve shared a Picture Tutorial.  I’ve been very busy with the pattern fitting series but I thought I would show you how to draft a simple skirt using your own body measurements.  Now I know what … Continue reading

Posted in body measurements, easy DIY skirt, elastic, flared skirt, metallic knit, Pattern Review, picture tutorial, Pinterest, Skirt tutorial | 6 Comments

Great News to Share!!

For the past few days our household has been battling with sickness.  Flu symptoms, headaches…..you get the picture.  Nasty stuff to say the least.    In the midst of all this turmoil, I received Amazing News today from the sewing website, … Continue reading

Posted in blog, Creative Fringe, embellish, embroidery, embroidery thread, linen, Pattern Review, picture tutorial, published, Singer embroidery stitch, Singer L-500, Strikes My Fancy, trim | 2 Comments