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Poodle skirts

For our Valentine’s Day 50s Sock Hop at work, I made these poodle skirts and scarves for me and Lauren to wear. I bought a twin size flat sheet from Goodwill ($3.99) and made simple circle skirts with zip closures. I appliqued the poodles on the front using fabric from pants I found by the … Continue reading

Handmade Cosmetic Bag

These are zippered cosmetic bags. I followed several tutorials to make these, some more confusing than others: http://sewlikemymom.com/cosmetic-bag-tutorial/ and http://www.skiptomylou.org/2010/07/25/the-boxy-cosmetic-bag-tutorial/ mostly. I didn’t use the fusible vinyl, but I did add buttoned pockets to the inside of the bags.

Handmade Thank You Cards

I made these thank you cards for my bday & xmas gifts. The bird is felt, and the bee is paper. I sewed and Mod Podged the bird & bee to fabric, then Mod Podged the fabric to a blank card. The “thank you” is cut out of regular paper and Mod Podged to the … Continue reading

Kindle Fire Case

For this case, I wove two coordinating fabrics together and machine-sewed them together with a decorative stitch. I hand-sewed a felt F to the front. The back has a flap with a button closure.