Category «Sewing»

Spring for Cotton

I recently joined a sew along, Spring for Cotton, hosted by Lucky Lucille.               I had planned to create a dress from Simplicity 1459. However, I spent the time needed for mocking up the dress, on painting my stairwell. (Pictures will be posted as soon as I get my …

Busy, Busy.

Busy, busy. This time of year is one of our busiest. We  love the mild temperatures that we generally get in Fall and Spring. I’ve been busy painting our stair case and upstairs landing. Which also serves as my sewing area.  The hubby, has been cleaning up the basement, which may end up being our …

Easter skirts and bow ties.

Our family has a party every month, to celebrate any birthdays and what ever holiday is celebrated at that time. April is the only month we don’t have any birthdays. So, this year, it was just Easter. I got the bright idea, late Friday afternoon, that all women/girls celebrating with us, would have matching skirts, …

Hat Party

Hat Party My hubby and I plan a party once a month, for our friends who work the late shift. Each party has a theme, I love themes. Any reason to dress up, is okay with me. March’s was the Hat Party (Mad Hatter, in fact). Everyone had to have a hat to attend the …

St Paddy’s Day

I love to dress up. Any reason to make a new dress, jewelry and possibly new shoes, I’m for it. With today being St. Paddy’s  Day, you know I had to have a new dress. I bought this fabric over a year ago, for our son’s wedding. Life happened, however; and I was just now …