Monthly Archives: September 2012

Small Projects for Small Hands — Finished Needle Cases

Proudly showing off the first finished hand sewing project.  Needle cases!

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Small Projects for Small Hands

I haven’t been getting much sewing done myself this week butI did manage to get about 18 bean bags cut and stitched together (they’re for our church’s youth group to use for games).  About half of them are now filled … Continue reading

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Beginnings of Fall Colours

Since the plumbers were finally finished their work and because it felt like it had been days since we’d been able to get out of the house in the morning, I took the kidlets out for a nice little walk … Continue reading

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Overheard at Our House

Noah:  “We’re in the middle of a forest of grass!” Brian:  “It’s called a field…” Noah:  “We’re in the middle of a field of trees!”

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A Real Sense of Accomplishment

You know that feeling when about half way through a workout you think you could just cry?  And then by some miracle you actually manage to get through the whole thing?  Right to the end?  Without the tears even?  Yeah….  … Continue reading

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Boys and Their Pants

Remember when I first got hold of the book Sewing for Boys by Figueroa and LePage?  (Here and here.)  There are a few projects I was very excited to sew and I immediately set out tracing the patterns in the … Continue reading

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Corduroy Change Purse

This is a super easy project that I came across in Cynthia Treen’s book Last-Minute Fabric Gifts:  30 Hand-Sew, Machine-Sew & No-Sew Projects.  I had just picked up the book the day before taking my older two kidlets to a … Continue reading

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