Thursday, October 30, 2008

a new bag pattern



portabellopixie boutique patterns - market bags
a pattern by sandi henderson

* includes a color illustrated booklet as well as the pattern pieces

check out their adorable children's pattern gallery here

want more? follow sandi henderson's blog

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

a full reversible apron - for mom



pattern: flirty skirty by the apron lady designs
fabrics:
front: amy butler midwest modern. trailing cherry. brown.
pocket/ties: amy butler midwest modern. floating buds. ivory.
reverse: amy butler midwest modern. floating buds. ivory.
pocket: amy butler midwest modern. trailing cherry. brown.
date completed: 28october2008
a gift for: ernestina

Sunday, October 26, 2008

some amy butler fabric


from top to bottom:

daisy chain. deco rose. navy.
daisy chain. clematis. green.
daisy chain. wildflowers. navy.
daisy chain. mosaic river.
belle. coriander blue.
midwest modern. floating buds. ivory.
midwest modern. trailing cherry. brown.
midwest modern. happy dots. pink.
midwest modern. garden maze. olive.
midwest modern. floating buds. sage.

find the designer's website here and an online vendor here.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

a small messenger bag



pattern: flea market bag by grand revival
fabrics:
exterior: michael miller bohemian babes. petal pusher multi.
lining: michael miller bohemian babes. azure babette.
notions: canvas duck interlining. magnetic snap.
date completed: 22october2008

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

the stella - reversible



pattern: stella apron by grand revival
fabrics:
half apron: kaffe fassett lotus leaf. jade.
apron skirt/ties: kaffe fassett roman glass. dusty pink.
reverse:
half apron: kaffe fassett roman glass. dusty pink.
apron skirt: kaffe fassett lotus leaf. jade.
date completed: 21october2008

Monday, October 20, 2008

my first lap quilt


pattern: happy scrappy lap quilt by apa
fabrics:
quilt top: 6" squares of scrap fabric.
bottom: 108" wide quilt backing. tone on tone green.
notions: batting. hand quilting thread. buttons.
date completed: 18october2008
a gift for: ernestina

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

a carpet bag


pattern: the carpet bag by favorite things
fabrics:
exterior: tapestry. bermuda evening black.
lining: poly/rayon blend jacquard suiting. chocolate.
notions: 24" separating zipper - black. large button. d-rings. buckles. heavy duty snaps - gilt.
date completed: 14october2008
a gift for: maria da conceição

Monday, October 13, 2008

a reversible half-apron


pattern: flirty skirty by the apron lady designs
size: medium - women's 8-10
fabrics:
main: tina givens butterfly. cabbage rose in lilac.
pocket/ties: tina givens sweet poppies. sunshine in lilac.
lining: tina givens sweet poppies. pear tree - aqua, lilac and chocolate.
date completed: 13october2008
a gift for: maria da conceição

Saturday, October 11, 2008

in the beginning

this is a new place, more of a journal of sorts rather then essays, open to any who may be interested, for my sewing including those things I hope will be of my own design and those I make for people I enjoy.