wichita, KS, US

craft interests: crochet, fashion, home decorating, jewelry making, quilting, restyle, sewing, braided rugs

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Member Since: 07/28/2008

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My Sewing Room

The Ultimate Sewing Room contest entry

Pink capri purse

this purse used to be capri pants.  i got them at a thrift store.  they had never been worn.  the pockets were still stiched shut.  the lining is blush pink cotton sateennbsp...

Pink buckwheat neck pillow

cotton calico nick pillow stufffed with buckwheat hulls from minnesota/north dakota area.

Pink buckwheat pillow cover

soft fleece buchwheat pillow cover.  the cover overlaps in the back to insert the pillow.

fuzzy pink kimono with matching bag

the kimono is furry fleece with cotton trim. it closes with flower buttons through the seams.  the bag is also furry fleece with a multi-color floral flannel lining.  the handles...

The Tote-ally Crafty Bag Challenge

the handles, weave, and trim are made from 3" wide bias tape that i made from scraps.  the foudation of the bag is twill.  i like making totes and use them for many things (library, grocery...

recent comments

Re: Book Giveaway: Woodland Knits

my grandchildren have started knitting and crocheting. this would be great for them. the crocheter came up with a few unique items at christmas after just crocheting for a day.

Re: Book Giveaway: Crochet Garden

I'd like to crochet a flower garden for my granddaughters. this book will be helpful.

Re: Book Giveaway: Animal Hats

my grandchildren, nieces and nephews would love these hats! could make some for charity to.

Re: Book Giveaway: Scary Sock Creatures and Other Halloween Crafts!

these would be great for charity or to hand out instead of candy if you live in a small area.

Re: The "Times" They Are A-Changing: How to Make a Basket from a Newspaper

try ironing the steam of course. it will bond the ink to the paper so it won't smudge.

Re: Strip-It, the Fabric Strip Cutter

how do you cut a 1 1/4 inch strip without the fabric being cut by the other blades? i couldn't find any good pictures or instructions before purchasing. the instructions that came with it dont tell how to get one width without all blades cutting.

Re: Bowl Bonnets

this is one of those ideas i've had in the back of my mind for a long time. it comes up whenever i can't find a lid myself.

Re: Book Giveaway: Betz White's "Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed & Organic Materials"

sewing green not only helps the environment, it helps find a use for bits of fabric that aren't the right size for anythin...unless you quilt.