Hi friends! I completed this long forgotten set of napkins with white lace edgings. Cream, ecru, beige laces would not work for the dainty blue and white print. Thus the mismatched set of edgings because this is all the white laces I had in the stash. Don’t know about you, but I never came across… Read More Voile Napkins, a Reuse and Recycle Project: Cleansing the Sewing Palate
Hi all! I might be on an embroidery kick; you may have noticed if you read my posts regularly. I dug into some unfinished sewing archives and look what surfaced in a ziploc bag. Except, I can’t remember how it was supposed to be finished. A long time ago, I took a machine embroidery class… Read More UFO Doily Gets It’s Due
Is it earth month yet? You can disregard that other “foolish” day associated with April 1; let’s celebrate by doing some sewing. In honor of the beginning of earth month, I completed a long ignored UFO (unfinished object). It started out as a “muslin” for a Sewing Workshop pattern, and it turns out that I… Read More #Earth Month 2016 Post 1: “Muslin” Becomes Wearable.
In other words, this is what’s on my sewing table at this moment. A LOT. These are prime conditions for UFO formation (Unfinished Objects). I hope to persist and finish these commitments in August – or September. October?? Take a look…. Rayon Batik in oxblood and Vogue 8979. Something attracted me to this pattern in… Read More My Over Committed Sewing Life
…… and it’s time to finish them after a decade of storing. The tasks at hand are hemming the edges of all seven embroidered napkins, and adding embroidery and hemming to the last eighth blank square to complete the set. The napkins are smaller than dinner size and will probably be considered cocktail napkins. Except, I don’t… Read More Unfinished Sewing Archives: Embroidered Linen Napkins