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the fabric scrap tribe

i never go for new year’s resolutions, but if i were to have one this year, it would have been to use my “old” fabrics that have been sitting in my closet for years in my sewing projects rather than buying new ones. 647 more words


Patchwork Pieces

Patchwork?   Love it!

Many times when I sew, I piece together scraps of fabric and try to make something out of it.

Here’s the 14″ quilt square from last week. 226 more words

Fabric Scraps

Shoe Makeover!

Pinterest inspires me. There are so many people out there doing so many lovely, creative things. This weekend, I was browsing through their DIYs, and one thing led to another, and before I knew it I was looking at a whole collection of beautifully made-over shoes. 676 more words

D-I-Y Projects

Serging, Zipper Bags and Giveaway

Before starting on sewing my casual wardrobe, I wanted to get a bit more familiar with my serger. I own it for one year now, but I did not use it often. 341 more words


Quilting Notes

I practiced some more free-motion quilting.

Here is what I did:

I had the 14″ quilt square from Wednesday’s post sitting in front of my sewing machine. 154 more words

Fabric Scraps

Haidee's Dress

A good friend of mine, Haidee has a definite style when it comes to what she wears and buys. Many of her clothes are from op shops or thrift stores. 558 more words


Men's T-shirt Upcycle Into Tank & Matching Braided Bracelet

This was one of the first t-shirt upcycles I ever did.  My hubby found this shirt men’s 3XL t-shirt for me on the clearance rack at Target for $3 a couple years ago.   217 more words