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Category: Sewing Projects

Table Cloth to Skirt Upcycle

I was at a thrift store keeping my eyes open for something I could upcycle, or use as fabric, when I found this cute flowered table cloth that was very large, had a cute flowery print, and was in excellent condition. I didn’t see any stains, and it…

Rising Sun Quilt

My husband, John, came to me one day in the sewing room and asked if I needed an idea for my next quilt. It seems he had been thinking of a quilt that had the sun coming up on the left side of the bed and setting on the right…

Upcycled Sweater to Skirt

Lately, I have been interested in upcycled clothing. It seems that finding fabric for apparel is difficult and expensive. When I try on clothing in the stores, I often think this would look great if only ….. But who wants to pay full price for a garment just to have…

No Sew Quilted Christmas Ornament

I am a member of a sewing group called the Piecemakers. I love the ladies in this group! They are generous, kind, and talented. They always inspire me to improve my skills and give me great new ideas. Last month our friend Joyce Payne made some no sew quilted Christmas…

Reusable Swiffer Pads

Hello everyone! I wanted to tell you about the Swiffer pads I made yesterday! I had seen the idea of fleece reusable swiffer pads on pinterest.  Yesterday, I was at the fabric store looking through the remnant bin. I happened to notice some fleece pieces there and decided to buy…

Reversible T-Shirt Quilt

I knew I wanted to make my son a t-shirt quilt, so I saved some of his t-shirts over the years. When I started laying them out, I realized I had more than I needed.  I also realized that I had several West Virginia t-shirts.  We are…

Composition Notebook Cover

I have had such a great time making these journal covers! They are so cute and there is no limit to the amount of creativity you can put into one.  I chose one style that I liked and used different fabrics for variety, but you could make your cover anyway…