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all set

Birthday flags and linens are finished:     Party dress is embroidered: Shoes are made (yes, I made these, using this awesome tutorial and pattern enlarged to 110%):  Hostess gift is sewn (Gameday Apron for my UT Tennessee friend – stitched in an hour): I can name five things from my To Craft list for […]

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By Request

From time to time I get requests for custom gifts from readers and friends. I take such requests because I really enjoy making things for people.  So far, none of my sewing projects are from patterns and everything is entirely custom and unique.  So, like most crafters, I work best with very loose parameters.  The […]

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FeedSack Purse

Reversible FeedSack Purse made for Mom to the same friend who asked for the camo booty bag.  She loves to quilt using vintage feedsacks, and picked these two from her collection.  Pretty soon this entire family will be sporting bags I’ve made!  They’re a neat family…

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Camo Booty Bag

A friend paid me to make this bag for her niece, who had admired Auntie’s booty bag.  Her niece had outgrown these Gap pants (camo is everywhere this season!);  I paired them with a pretty pale dotted purple fabric.  Charm is in the details: I used d-rings and added a contrasting fabric tag behind them, […]

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