I had hoped to be sharing finished items for my fall wardrobe, but things have gotten in the way. Instead, I thought I'd share one of my favorite things to do: Daydreaming with fabric and patterns. One of the places I visit, if I can when I visit the Chicago area is Vogue fabrics. This … Continue reading Fall Wardrobe Planning – in the sewing room.
I undertook a quick project to dress up some car seat covers. This easy machine embroidered monogram was fun and makes these inexpensive seat covers look very customized. This summer had been a rollercoaster. I still have not sold my house. 2 flakey buyers. The last couple of weeks there have been showings every day … Continue reading Fun, Easy Machine Embroidered Monogram for Your Car
The smartphone video feature can be a powerful tool for Sewists and Fashionistas. I read a lot! I mean a lot!! To my shame and regret, I don't keep track of books, short stories, authors and when I might have read them. I devour books, particularly mysteries and science fiction. The other day my son and … Continue reading How to make your smartphone your fashion assistant to perfect your look.
Mother's Day is almost here. Show Mom some love with a fabulous handmade DIY Spa Mother's Day Gift Mother’s Day will be upon us soon. Over the years, we mother’s received quite a variety of gifts. While I am always happy to get any gift for Mother’s Day and don’t get me wrong, the jewelry and … Continue reading DIY Spa Mother’s Day Gifts using Améo Essential Oils
Give a reclaimed chair new life! School of Youtube Style Last year a neighbor put this chair out at the end of their driveway with a 'FREE" sign on it. It looked pretty good on the drive by so I grabbed some muscle from the house and loaded it into the car. After all, if it … Continue reading Reduce, Reuse & Recycle. Reupholster a Vintage Chair.