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Friday Night Sew In

Linking up with Wendy at Sugarlane Designs and FNSI.I’m a bit late this time (again) as Friday nights tend to be hard to find time to sew. I planned well this time and started on Thursday, but then I melted a zipper to the fabric (OOPS!!) and needed to…

2 for 1 Monday!!

I had hoped to have my ‘FINISHES’ all finished up this morning so I could post earlier in the day, but…life!! So after spending most of the day in town running from here to there, I finally came home and sat down to the sewing table — aka the dining …

March FNSI

I’m joining in with Wendy @ Sugar Lane Designs with this month’s Friday Night Sew-In!!!
I started off with finishing a small zipper pouch. I made one last month that was a bit bigger, and I wanted to play around with making one a bit smaller. This one is just the right size for a small pair of embroidery scissors, a tape measure, some extra needles and any other odds and ends you may need. I just love it!!  

After I finished it, I decided to play around with some other fabrics and see if I could come up with a good size for a larger zipper bag. I’d like one that would hold a med/large-ish size knitting or stitching project. Since I keep my stitching projects in ziplock bags, I want to make sure that will fit in the bags I’m making. I purchased a 14in zipper and after cutting fabric, I realized just how big that is. I think I need to find 12 in zippers and see how that goes. That notebook ↓ has a bunch of notes for different types of bags in different sizes. Lots of ideas going on!!

I picked up some Paris themed fabric the last time I was at the store as my sister in law has always dreamed of going to Paris and I thought she might like a bag made out of this. Also a new friend that my sister in law and I made while stitching at a coffee shop used to be a French teacher —
pre-children, and taught for a while in Paris, so maybe one for her as well? We will see:)

Fun with the sewing machine!!

I’m so excited!! I’ve been able to do some sewing, and it turned out so cute!! But our darn internet has been acting up again, so I haven’t been able to post!! I think we have that issue all figured out now. Verizon had an unlimited plan now, and while…

Finish It Friday

Posting on a Saturday:)I spent a little time with the sewing machine yesterday. I think I’m starting to not hate sewing on a machine quite as much as I use to:) I was hoping that spending some time here and there would lead to being more confident and …

FNSI — Bags and More Bags!!

This sew-a-long is hosted by Wendy over at Sugarlane Designs. It’s just a time to sit down and sew up some projects, knowing that others are doing the same thing at the same time. I actually started working on Thursday since my hubby was home…

Finish It Friday…

on a Monday. I had chosen a frame last week that I thought I could make work. It was a little too blue, but I thought with a bit of sanding it would look pretty good, and if not I’d paint it white…The linen that I used has some blue-ish tints to it, …

FNSI

Last night was the first Friday Night Sew-In of the year!! This sew-a-long is hosted by Wendy over at Sugarlane Designs. I will state right here, I’m not much of a sew-er. At least not with a sewing machine. I have lots and lots to learn, first of…

A FINISH IT Friday

I used to have a section on my old blog that was titled FINISH IT Friday where I showed off my ‘FINISHED’ finishes. That means that not only had I finished the stitching, but I had also sewn it into something useful:) I have piles of stitching projects…

FNSI — A Bit Late

I joined in on Friday night, for the Friday Night Sew In, hosted by Wendy over at Sugarlane Designs. Our internet out here in the country is iffy at best, and I haven’t been able to get on to blog about my progress this weekend, but it looks like …

October FNSI

Friday was FNSI hosted by Wendy over at Sugarlane Designs. It is night (or day, or weekend as it was in my case) to sit down and finish up a sewing project or two, knowing you are in good compan with others doing the same thing:) This month I DID sew o…

Stitching Update

I’m coming along on my stitching projects here lately. I would say it’s the cooler weather moving in that has me motivated — and it did get a *bit* cooler for a few days, but it’s been in the upper 80s and lower 90s for several days now, with at least …

Friday Night Sew In — September

It’s been a long while since I’ve participated in a FNSI hosted by Wendy over at Sugarlane Designs. And true to most FNSI I didn’t actually sew on Friday night, but rather during the day. My sewing area is also my dining room table, which isn’t actuall…

April’s New Projects!!!

It’s a new month, so it’s time for new projects!! Here is what I plan to work on..Stitching…This is Handprint on My Heart from Heartstring Samplery and is the first project in this year’s Prim Stitcher’s Society club. I love this chart, but will have…

Friday Night Sew In — February 2015

Friday Night Sew-In is hosted by Wendy of Sugar Lane Quilts. For me this sew-along means a push to get the sewing machine out and actually sew something, since I would normally rather just stitch or be playing with yarn. But when al…