Tag Archives: Home Decorating

3D Floral Pillow Diary

Have you seen those designer pillows with three-dimensional flowers on them? Aren’t they just gorgeous?! Follow along in this sewing diary as I make one for myself. 3D Floral Pillow: A Sewing Diary Enjoy!

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A Year of Sewing: 2016

Last year, I made a list of every project I’d completed during the course of the year. Since it feels like I never finish anything, I found it encouraging to see all the things I’d sewn. So, this year I’ve … Continue reading

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DIY Pressing Cabinet

Along with a sewing table and cutting table, every sewing room needs a pressing station. It might be as simple as an ironing board . . . or as deluxe as a pressing cabinet, like the one I just made … Continue reading

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New: Student Portfolio

Over the years, I’ve had some very talented students! Would you like to see some of their projects? Take a look! Student Portfolio

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A Year of Sewing: 2015

In the past year, I accomplished more than I thought I would! Here’s a brief rundown of all the sewing projects I completed in 2015. A Year of Sewing: 2015 Enjoy!

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Ruffled Animal-Print Pillow

When I found a purple animal-print lace, I knew my sister would love it. So I made her a pillow! This new diary follows the designing and construction of this pillow. Ruffled Animal-Print Pillow: A Diary Enjoy!

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Crazy-Quilted Throw Pillow

I wanted a new throw pillow for our bed, so I made one that’s crazy-quilted. This diary follows the design process, construction, and embellishment of the pillow. New Sewing Diary: Crazy-Quilted Throw Pillow Enjoy!

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Custom Stool Cover

Make your own padded stool cover! This simple-to-make cover should fit any round stool. It’s padded, and has a drawstring closure for easy removal. Tutorial: Custom Stool Cover Enjoy!

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Crazy-Quilted Sewing Machine Cover

I needed a new cover for my new sewing machine. This time, I decided to make something special, using my newly acquired crazy-quilting skills. Follow along in this short diary as I make a custom-fitted cover and embellish it with … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Pincushion

Wednesday’s Projects: Sewing Machine Pincushion Recently, I observed to one of my students that it would be nice to have a pincushion that attached to the front of the sewing machine. While you sew, you remove pins—and where do you … Continue reading

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