Last weekend, I went out to Fabricana in Richmond. The store is closing, so they had some good deals. I bought some very cool retro fabric. One has little rotary telephones on it, and the other has cassette tapes. So old school! I think these will grow up to be little zipper purses.
More sewing! This was the reason I bought I sewing machine: I really, really wanted to make myself a meditation pillow. I got some leftover fabric from my friend Mel, some cut-up fabric scraps from another friend, and got to work. There are a lot of pins with general instructions on Pinterest, but I found… Continue reading Meditation pillow
I made a skirt! I used this fabric for the infinity scarf I posted about. Used this pin from makeit-loveit.com. It took me wayyyy longer than 15 minutes, but that's me, not the pattern. I think it turned out ok and it will be the perfect fall skirt to wear in Vancouver (when it's not… Continue reading Skirt
Adventures in sewing continue! I visited Rokko Sarees on Fraser Street, and got some great fabrics! I love this orange print, with black and white roses. I used the instructions from this pin from Freshly Handmade to make an infinity scarf. Very quick and easy! I told my sisters they're all getting ones for Christmas.
As you know, I bought a sewing machine! It's very easy to use, and I have loved getting back into sewing. I sewed in Home Ec in high school, and a little bit here and there since then. I used to have a big old sewing machine from my mother in law, but it was… Continue reading First sewing projects