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Making Backpack / Zippers

14 Feb, 2020

Making Backpack / Zippers

Where do we start when it comes to zippers? Let me think. Well, I can start by telling you that zippers on clothing aren't my favorite things. I've never really enjoyed installing zippers, especially the invisible ones. Plus, I always feel like they're scratching me, so I tend to avoid them when I can. 
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Making Backpack / Bias Tape

14 Feb, 2020

Making Backpack / Bias Tape

Bias tape is one of those little things that can be used on all kinds of projects from finishing the edge of aprons (one of my grandma's favorite ways to use it), or in this case, to complete the inside of the Making Backpack.
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Wood Carrier Tote Hack / Tutorial

17 Jan, 2020

Wood Carrier Tote Hack / Tutorial

In the last post, I shared a bit about the canvas fabric I used for this project, as well as my thoughts on needles. In this post, I'm sharing the tutorial for how to hack the Wood Carrier by Anna Graham of Noodlehead from Making No. 8 / Forest into a tote.
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Notched leggings / Tips for Sewing with Knits

20 Dec, 2019

Notched leggings / Tips for Sewing with Knits

Working with knits has always been a bit of a challenge for me. But many people, my grandma included, love to sew with the fabric because projects come together quickly, don't need a lot of intricate fitting details, and don't need to be finished off.
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