Sweet_Dee

Toronto, ON, CA
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happily married, stay-at-home mom who loves to restyle...scrap and make cards...knit and crochet, sew...make homemade gifts for ppl I love...pretty much love to try new things and working with my hands.

craft interests: crochet, embroidery, fashion, gifts, holidays, home decorating, knitting, memory making, paper crafts, quilting, restyle, sewing

my personal website:
http://dthatssewme.blogspot.com

Gender: Female

Member Since: 09/07/2008

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The Ultimate Sewing Room contest entry

My First Sewing Project - Restyle Jean Tote!

This is my very first sewing project with my sewing machine. I did not use a pattern...I just decided to "wing" it. I used two legs out of an old pair of jeans I had and scrap fabric. I made the...


recent comments

Re: Couture Hospital Gown

LOVE IT!!!! I'm going to need it soon!

Re: "10-6" Work Dress

I really like how unique this is. I love that sexy deep mauve-ish colour and the hot sash pair with the oh-so-serious tweed! Very flattering on the model as well. Well done!

Re: Fun Spring Dress with Pockets

I want that dress!!! I love the colour combo and fabric choice. Excellent job!

Re: Floral Evening Gown

wow...you have amazing talent! great job. It's absolutely breathtaking!

Re: Transform a Wool Sweater into a Felted Vest

Very cool! Love the fact that you reused rather than buy or trash. And I, too, love the red blanket stitch. the colour combos are awesome!

Re: How to Make a $10 T-Shirt Wedding Dress

SO COOL! would like great as a beach wedding dress, and if you change colour and stly a tiny bit, great matching bridesmaid dresses!

Re: Recycled Necktie Card Holders

Love these cute card holders! Great use of ugly old ties!

Re: My First Sewing Project - Restyle Jean Tote!

thanks so much mommeofthree!

Re: Choose the Winner of the SewStylish Spring Fashion Contest

LOVE THE ORIGAMI!

Re: Beaded Bookmarks

this bookmarks are so cute! I've seen this at hallmark with a poem for like 15 bucks!!!

Re: How to Make a Two-Color A-Line Tee Skirt

LOVE! i am so gonna try this cool t-skirt! lol!

Re: How to Make Twirly Butterfly Cards for Spring

This cute butterfly card is great! So simple, but simply beautiful too! I'm going to have to make one for my mom...maybe I'll add a message to the back off the butterfly...I'm thinking "happy birthday!"

Re: Make a Quilted Bag and Tote Your Laptop in Style

I really like this. It looks complicated to me (I'm a novice at quilting and the such) but I'm going have to try it some time in the future. With a few changes, it can even be a diaper bag. If it was wider and with pockets inside.

Re: Make a Pretty Summer Top from a Pillowcase

LOVE THIS! I'm with cucicucicoo (cute name, btw) I wish I had a nice pillowcase too :(!

Re: How to Make Your Own Underwear

T-Shirt Undies! What can be cuter than this! LOL! Imagine the possiblities!

Re: How to Make an Heirloom Lace-Edged Hanky for the Bride-to-Be

I am always looking for ways to make heirlooms, I love this! I love the words in the poem and the whole idea! LOVE THIS HANKY!

Re: How to Make an Impression: Extraordinary Thank-You Notes

Wow. Awesome thank you note.

Re: MUG HUGGER

Love this giant drink cozy! Have to try!

Re: How to Make Mollie Flowers

I love these Mollie flowers! Super cute use of scrap yarn!

Re: Blossom and Bumblebee Teacup Pincushion

I love this teacup cushion!

Re: How to Dress Up Your Curtain with a Crochet Tieback

What a cute curtain tie-back!!!

Re: How to Make a Fabric Case for Photo Discs

Super cute albums!

Re: How to Make a Paper Flower Centerpiece

LOVE tgese paper flowers! Love the yarn vase!

Re: How to Make a Clothespin Cake Topper

These cake toppers are adorable....kinda makes you wanna get married again! Don't hubby go for it though!

Re: How to Make My Very Favorite Box (of All Time!)

Wow, great box design! Will have to try!

Re: How to Make Greeting Cards with Recycled Materials

Love this idea! The catds are so personal and creative! Good use of old paper!

Re: How to Turn a Soda Can into a Spring Flower Brooch

Very creative...could prob. make a rose out of a coke can.

Re: Newspaper, Plastic Bags, Dog Hair...Upcycle Them into Yarn

Informative. I can't get over it, it may be childish...but I can't imagine wearing dog hair or even my hair anywhere but on my head. The other stuff sounds cool though. I've tried plarn and t-shirts and rags with nice results.

Re: Cosa Verde: For Earth-Friendly Crafters

LOVE THE PLARN BAG!

Re: How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock

Love this! So green! Will be doing it soon!

Re: Book Giveaway - Craft Challenge: Dozens of Ways to Repurpose a Pillowcase

I am just learning how to sew and have already made a few of upcycled projects (that have come out pretty darn well, if I do say so me self:))...would love to get this book! Hope I win!

Re: How to Make an Eco-Friendly Corsage

So pretty!

Re: Make a Vase Out of a Plastic Bottle

Great use of those ugly plastic bottles!

Re: How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into a Cardigan

Perfect for summer nights!

Re: How to Make a Vest from an Old Pullover Sweater

Good ideas!

Re: How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes!

Gotta try!

Re: Eco-Chic One of a Kind Sweater Tote

Cute!

Re: How to Make a Belted Skirt from a Men's Dress Shirt

LOVE!

Re: How to Restyle a T-Shirt into a Ruffly Cardigan

Lovely! Will try!

Re: Yarn Quality Comparison – Decadent to Discount

Informative!

Re: Thrift Store Jumper Turns Boutique!

Sweet!

Re: How to Make a Flat-Fell Seam

Needed this! Thanks!

Re: It's Time to Do Something about the Black Hole

NICE!

Re: Felted Times Two Pouch

Smart!

Re: How to Make a Covered-Button Cardigan

Perfect to revamp old sweaters!

Re: Get into the Fall Spirit with the Leaf Peeper's Tote

LOVE!

Re: How to Make a Super-Simple Recycled Quilt

Very Helpful...thank you!

Re: How to Make a Pretty Pincushion with a Button Center

Gorgeous!!!

Re: Book Giveaway: Jenny Ryan's Sew Darn Cute!

Really want to learn how to sew....here's hoping!

Re: Surprise Cupcakes

Absolutely delicious! I really would love to have the pattern to make some for my son's 1st birthday in 3 weeks. Please, let me know. Thanks!

Re: How to Make Fringe Flower Greeting Cards

WOW! Great idea...love it!