Category Archives: Sewing

Organizing Quilting Fabric

When I moved to a new house I just took all my fabric out of boxes and piled it up neatly, with no regard to colour. I knew I’d have to sort it out once I got my new sewing … Continue reading

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Perle Cotton for Embroidered Nightgowns

I’m having difficulty embroidering and sewing due to a shoulder impingement and attendant tendinitis and nerve pain, but I started embroidering the bodice of a nightie, and I’m chipping away at it as I can. The fabric is a softly … Continue reading

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Handmade Quilted Case for Laptop

Once again I used Jenya’s tutorial for this. I added some ease but probably didn’t need to as this turned out a bit roomier than I had planned. I was using a slightly thicker 80/20 cotton/polyester batting and larger seams … Continue reading

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Handmade Quilted Case for Garmin GPS

This was again done with the tutorial for an electronics case from Jenya on the While she was sleeping blog. It was quite easy to modify the measurements for a device like this which is thicker than a phone, about … Continue reading

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Baby Quilt and Padded Phone Case

I finished the baby quilt I have been making for the last couple of years. I had some leftover blocks from cutting the Disappearing 9-Patch pattern I used for this quilt, so took four of them and made an unquilted … Continue reading

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I Finished That Thing from 2011

I had to sew some borders on a baby quilt, so got my Pfaff machine out and tried to get it working properly. I finally got it settled down after a big adjustment on the bobbin case tension. Then I … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Quilt Blocks Again

I took this project out again that I started about 20 to 22 years ago. I originally started it after my Mother died because the little sunbonnets reminded me of the cloche style hats popular in the 1920s when my … Continue reading

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