Some Summer Sewing

I am getting read to go visit my sister and her daughters soon, so I have been busy making some more iphone6 wristlets and pillowcases for them.

I just thought I would pop into this blog and post a few pictures of my latest creations.

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More Christmas Gift Sewing

It’s almost Christmas.  The time flies so fast!

Last year, I made the ladies on my list an iPhone wristlet.   Not all of them have iPhones, but they work just as well for other types of phones.

These were requested again this year.  We all just love these little purses.  They are the perfect size for taking shopping, or just about anywhere.  They are just big enough to carry your phone, a few cards, a little cash, and a couple of miscellaneous sundries like a lip balm or car keys.

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A little Christmas sewing

Several years ago, I made some crazy quilted stockings for my sister’s grandchildren.    This last year, she had another grandchild, so she asked me to make one for the new baby. I had long lost the pattern, so I had to “wing it”.

To attempt to recreate it, I used the shape of this pattern from “sewlikemymom” and I altered the shape of the bottom of the foot to give it a little more curve.  I also, of course, modified the toe shape to make the point toe.   I just printed out the above linked pattern, and then with a pencil drew the shape for the toe until I was happy with it.

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Men’s Bracelet

My husband, Len, has been delving into a new hobby lately.   He is doing leather work, but also incorporating some beading and making himself some bracelets and necklaces.

Yesterday we were at Michaels and they had their beads strands on sale.  They were 3 for the price of 1!  (67% off!).  So he stocked up on some beads (therefore I am expecting to see more bracelets from him soon!).

The bracelet he made tonight is particularly good, and since he is not a blogger, I said “I’m blogging that!”.    Continue reading