Finished Project · Sewing

Adjusting an Awning for a Cargotecture Home

Last Saturday I showed a sneak peek of my weekend sewing project. See the awning in the photo above? Yes, that's what I was working on all weekend. Here it is having taken over my entire apartment: The home to which this awning belongs is part of the Cargotecture C-series. It was made for the… Continue reading Adjusting an Awning for a Cargotecture Home

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Hot Potato!

After work yesterday I jumped into my car and headed over to Eddie's Quilting Bee for my monthly sewing class.  On the docket were three patterns from The Teacher's Pet:  "Hot Potato," "Corn Cocoon," and "Wrap Warmer."  All three patterns provide instructions for making bags meant for cooking food in the microwave, and they all… Continue reading Hot Potato!

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Burberry-Inspired Trench Coat: Completed!

This April, May, and now June I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and this post marks its completion. Finally.  The end of the Sew-Alongs is here.  After a… Continue reading Burberry-Inspired Trench Coat: Completed!