Posts Tagged ‘gifts to make’


How To Make Fabric Necklaces

These necklaces appeared in a half-awake, half-asleep dream one recent Saturday and on the following Monday, I saw them on someone else’s Instagram feed. You can say great minds think alike or the collective consciousness or just simple timing but actually this simple tube necklace has been around in traditional craft and jewelry for a very long […] Read more…

earbud holder feat

Easy to Make Earbud Holder

(Please note, this post has been updated. My original post used hook and loop tape to hold a tab down but the glue couldn’t hold the Velcro so I now recommend using a snap in place of the hook and loop tape.) Here’s a first world problem; storing your earbuds. There are a wide array […] Read more…

basso on bed feat

Fabric Scraps Dog Bed

This is my new sewing companion. If I’m in the sewing room he is too. If I’m in the kitchen, so is Basso. If I’m in the office, guess who is curled up under my chair?  It seems Basso wants to be certain we aren’t going to leave him. (Basso had been living in a […] Read more…


DIY Pattern Weights

As much as I love the old school way of pinning pattern pieces onto the fabric there are times I want to use pattern weights instead. My dilemma is, I just don’t want to buy pattern weights. They seem like a rip off; four, unattractive, little weights for $16. So I used books for the […] Read more…

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