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I Made a Neck Tie! Thanks Molly!

Using a tutorial by Molly at The Purl Bee I was able to make a Neck Tie for my grandson. Because I had to use a piece of fabric that wasn’t large enough I had to double the pattern and … Continue reading

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How To Sew a Box Corner on a Bag

I knew that I wanted to try to make a tote bag but I did not want a flat bag. I did however want it to have a flat bottom. So I used some scrap fabric from a skirt to … Continue reading

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From a Skirt to a Soft Doll

I used Liquid Stitches to give the seams extra strength since the black hand stitching was mainly for decoration even though it is a backstitch. I had never used Liquid Stitches before and I think I like it. It did … Continue reading

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Beaded Sparkly Patch

This is one of the patchs that I pulled off of the Satin Prom dress. I am going to turn it into a bracelet cuff.

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Beaded River Fractal

I made this picture with a program called Fractal Forge. I know this isn’t a skirt or even part of a skirt but I could cut pieces from a skirt to make this into a quilted piece. The river running … Continue reading

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I didn’t expect to take so long working on this piece. It took me awhile to figure exactly how to put it together. I had to rip most of the seems out and the waistband off. I was in such … Continue reading

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The Little Blue Bucket

I found this little leather like blue bucket at Goodwill yesterday and I knew immediately that it was going to be the bottom to go with my white and flowery skirt! I couldn’t believe my luck. < As Grover from … Continue reading

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