Using Kraft-tex and Vinyl to Repair Prayer Book

Using Kraft-tex and Vinyl to Repair Prayer Book

Mom’s prayer book has been used quite a bit. Do you think that is a big part of how she survived us six kids? It was held on by one thread in the binding. She has a few loose pages and many prayer cards and holy cards tucked into it. She also had a vinyl cover...
Sewing for Baby Shower Gift

Sewing for Baby Shower Gift

I have a baby shower for my cousin’s daughter and wanted to make her something special. She is having a little boy, so I scoured my stash and put together these gifts. I bought the two sizes of onesies she had on her registry and make a bowtie and tie applique...
DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

I am excited to kickoff the 2015 Crafty Football Blog Hop! For this year’s tutorial, I was inspired by my husband. Whenever we go on trips, he packs his briefcase to overflowing to have some “reading material”. Of course, he never looks at any of it....
Oversized Laminated Utility Tote

Oversized Laminated Utility Tote

The creation of the oversized utitlity tote above was an evolution. My customer contacted me because she had seen my oversized totes in laminate fabrics. She was interested in beautiful paisley laminates that she and I found across the web. But we first had to hone in...
Double Wine Tote Made with Upcycled Coffee Sack

Double Wine Tote Made with Upcycled Coffee Sack

One of the best parts of my job is the interesting people I meet and the unusual requests I get.  I was contacted by a California winemaker to create a two-sided bag. He had envisioned a style with one handle and wanted something shabby chic. He sketched his idea out...