Parade Pride Blanket

It's that time of year!  When Clevelander's are going a bit stir crazy from lack of sunshine. According to this website Cleveland is the 5th cloudiest US city!  According to the Weather Channel, we are also one of the dreariest cities. So when we have an opportunity...
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Meet Anne Cate! Skylines. Sweet. Simplicity

I am just a wee bit proud of my daughter, Anne Cate. When she was about 15, she started an Etsy shop, creating handmade accessories. This past year, she re-branded herself and her shop in which she sells sweet, sophisticated and adventurous accessories. She focused on...
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Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

I upcycled a Master's Degree hood from my customer Amy. I didn't take photos beforehand, but the hood has a very unusual shape and construction. Here is an example: There is a main color edging against a black background and an inside lining of several colors. Amy...
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Hockey Jersey Tote

It seems like a good time to share a hockey jersey tote, right? It's Christmas in July! Actually, it's hard to believe that we will be entering another season of hockey soon. I made this hockey tote as a gift back in December. It's a large rectangular shape to...
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Photo Blanket and Galaxy Blanket for a Teen

Since I created a photo blanket for my neighbor to give to a volunteer, I thought it would be a nice idea to make one for my neighbor as a birthday gift. She sent a few photos and we swapped out some of the photos in the previous design for her photos. It came out...
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Rembering a Father with a Memory Angel Ornament

A customer asked if I could make an angel ornament using her dad's shirt. I had made a memory pillow and had scrap fabric to make the angel. I searched Pinterest and found this tutorial for an adorable angel on the blog Selimut-ku. I added the embroidery to muslin and...
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Vogue Pattern V1500 by Anne Klein

In the midst of my very busy graduation sewing season, I had two out-of-town college graduations. What do I decide to do? Sew myself a dress! At the beginning of 2016, I had hoped to dedicate weekends to personal sewing. I have found some time to do that here and...
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Photo Memory Quilt Blanket

I had the opportunity to create a custom photo memory quilt blanket. My friend works for Cystic Fibrosis and wanted to give a gift to a volunteer who is moving. The volunteer had worked on their main fundraising event for twelve years. So she gathered invitations,...
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Custom Bookshelf Tote for College Graduation Gift

A custom tote bag made for a college graduate who is moving away. My daughter is home for a few weeks before she heads off to her summer job and med school. I walked past her room, looking at her bookshelves, and thought they would never be the same since she will be...
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Vintage Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

I was thrilled to create this special baby clothes memory blanket using vintage clothes! Well, paranoid might describe my feelings as I stared at these adorable clothes that are 28 years old and wondered how I was ever going to cut into them! A grandmother sent me...
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Parade Pride Blanket

Parade Pride Blanket

Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

Upcycled Master’s Degree Hood

Hockey Jersey Tote

Hockey Jersey Tote

Photo Blanket and Galaxy Blanket for a Teen

Photo Blanket and Galaxy Blanket for a Teen

Rembering a Father with a Memory Angel Ornament

Rembering a Father with a Memory Angel Ornament

Photo Memory Quilt Blanket

Photo Memory Quilt Blanket

Custom Bookshelf Tote for College Graduation Gift

Custom Bookshelf Tote for College Graduation Gift

Vintage Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

Vintage Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

Large Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

Large Baby Clothes Memory Quilt

Mini Memory Pillow Made from Child Clothes

Mini Memory Pillow Made from Child Clothes

A Special Bag for Diabetic Supplies

A Special Bag for Diabetic Supplies

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Hockey Jersey

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Hockey Jersey

HAIM Fan Blanket

HAIM Fan Blanket

My Whole30 Experience and 24 Year Weight Loss Journey

My Whole30 Experience and 24 Year Weight Loss Journey

A Tangled-Inspired Blanket and a Proposal!

A Tangled-Inspired Blanket and a Proposal!

Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Photo Quilt for Families of Suicide Victims

Photo Quilt for Families of Suicide Victims

Baby Sports Blanket

Baby Sports Blanket

Special Baby Blanket Made from Old Receiving Blankets

Special Baby Blanket Made from Old Receiving Blankets

Deconstructing a Varsity Jacket

Deconstructing a Varsity Jacket

Baby Clothes Memory Quilt Blanket – Gift for a Wife

Baby Clothes Memory Quilt Blanket – Gift for a Wife

Using Kraft-tex and Vinyl to Repair Prayer Book

Using Kraft-tex and Vinyl to Repair Prayer Book

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

Oversized Laminated Utility Tote

Oversized Laminated Utility Tote

Double Wine Tote Made with Upcycled Coffee Sack

Double Wine Tote Made with Upcycled Coffee Sack

Burberry Taste on a Mayberry Budget

Burberry Taste on a Mayberry Budget

Upcycled ACU Army Combat Uniform for Retirement Celebration

Upcycled ACU Army Combat Uniform for Retirement Celebration

Easy Memory Pillow Tutorial for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Graduation

Easy Memory Pillow Tutorial for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or Graduation

Laminated Reversible Tote

Laminated Reversible Tote

DIY NFL Clear Tote Bag

DIY NFL Clear Tote Bag

DIY T Shirt Tailgate Banner, Spirit Banner, Dorm Room Decor

DIY T Shirt Tailgate Banner, Spirit Banner, Dorm Room Decor

Sew a New Bag for a Folding Camping Chair – DIY – Tutorial

Sew a New Bag for a Folding Camping Chair – DIY – Tutorial

Subway Bag – Laminated Messenger Bag Tutorial – DIY

Subway Bag – Laminated Messenger Bag Tutorial – DIY

DIY Nook Book Holder

DIY Nook Book Holder

DIY Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

DIY Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

DIY PVC Apron – Keeps You Dry When Dishwashing!

DIY PVC Apron – Keeps You Dry When Dishwashing!

DIY Upcycled Sweater Pillow Case

DIY Upcycled Sweater Pillow Case

Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

DIY Upcycled T Shirt Wine Tote Tutorial

DIY Upcycled T Shirt Wine Tote Tutorial

DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

DIY Backpack Memory Pillow

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Drawstring Backpack

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Drawstring Backpack

DIY No Headache Headband Made from Old T Shirt (No Sew Version Included!)

DIY No Headache Headband Made from Old T Shirt (No Sew Version Included!)

T Shirt Tote Tutorial

T Shirt Tote Tutorial

DIY Ipod Armband Case with Window Tutorial

DIY Ipod Armband Case with Window Tutorial

Wednesday Sewing – Swim Trunks to Drawstring Tote

Wednesday Sewing – Swim Trunks to Drawstring Tote

Big Beach Blanket Tutorial

Big Beach Blanket Tutorial

How to Add a Zipper to a Finished Tote Bag

How to Add a Zipper to a Finished Tote Bag

T Shirt Ribbon Tutorial

T Shirt Ribbon Tutorial

Adult Apron-Style Bib Free PDF Pattern

Adult Apron-Style Bib Free PDF Pattern

DIY Painted Floor Rug Tutorial at akaCinders’ Place

DIY Painted Floor Rug Tutorial at akaCinders’ Place

Sewing Tutorial – Upcycle a Tee Shirt or Sweatshirt Into a Stadium Cushion

Sewing Tutorial – Upcycle a Tee Shirt or Sweatshirt Into a Stadium Cushion

Upcycle a Dress into a Sassy Apron

Upcycle a Dress into a Sassy Apron

Unique Coffee Bag Rug Tutorial

Unique Coffee Bag Rug Tutorial

Sewing 101 – Try Making this Reversible Tote!

Sewing 101 – Try Making this Reversible Tote!

From Sweatshirt to Sweet Tote – a Tutorial

From Sweatshirt to Sweet Tote – a Tutorial

Oversized Beach Tote in Urban Green and a Tutorial

Oversized Beach Tote in Urban Green and a Tutorial

Tutorial – Make a Unique Coffee Bag Apron

Tutorial – Make a Unique Coffee Bag Apron

Tutorial:  T-Shirt Pillow

Tutorial: T-Shirt Pillow

Practical Tutorial – How to Extend the Sleeves of a Coat

Practical Tutorial – How to Extend the Sleeves of a Coat

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