AT Europe: Paris - Valérie Boy at Salon Maison et Objet It was love at first sight. A few years ago, I found the perfect light sculpture for a dark corner of my apartment by an artist working in Brittany named Valérie Boy ... It was the first annual pre-Christmas Salon de la Récup, that featured a few dozen up-and-coming artists working mostly with recuperated materials, taking place a few doors down from me at the Espace Blanc Manteaux. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons.
Casserole Carry-All Sewing Pattern 5 August,2014LindaM Carry your favorite casserole or dessert in style with this insulated carrier with wooden spoon handles! Conveniently created to hold your favorite 9″ x 13″ casserole dish or an 8″ x 9″ dish just by selecting different hook and loop tape configurations, this casserole carrier is perfect for all of your parties and potlucks.
50+ Free Crochet Flower Pattern Tutorials - My Creative Nook If you are interested in learning how to crochet a flower, you have stopped by the right place! They are truly one of my favorite projects to work on because they crochet up very quick and look cute as an embellishment to almost anything! I use these flowers on newborn hats, headbands and ear warmers, blankets, scarves and handbags. The possibilities are endless! Day 21 - Fabric boxes I found a few pics of these sweet little fabric boxes in the latest issue of Cotton Time and thought I'd make one to sit on the table to hold Christmas nibbles etc.. At the moment though Bella and James are using it to hold textas and christmas cards! So easy to make - just sandwich two pieces of fabric (for the top and bottom) plus a piece of interfacing (to stiffen it a little) and some ribbon for the ties....stitch together and turn in the right way and then you have a sweet little box that can be untied and rolled up when you want to store it. Make a variety of sizes for a cute little table display.
New in the shop! I’ve been trying to get some new stuff in the shop. It has been hard getting my sewing mojo back with the kids home. But I made these… First 2 new cocktail clutches! Free Clothes Patterns Posted on | October 9, 2008 | 7 Comments I originally became interested in patternless sewing, many years ago, because I had a hard time finding patterns in my size. Nowadays, patterns in large sizes abound. growmama: Tutorial - vintage taie d'oreiller au panier This is the long awaited tutorial detailing how to make your own shopping tote bag from a vintage pillowcase. The blogpost i wrote about the design a few years ago (HERE) has had thousands and thousands of hits and many of you asked for a tutorial....here it is: (in timely fashion...they make great holiday gifts!). If you are looking for the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway post, click HERE. Take your vintage pillowcase. Choose one in good condition.
How To Spray Block Crochet or Knit Squares - Kim Werker's Blog I've fielded lots of questions about blocking crochet and knitting recently, and I thought a wee tutorial might be in order. So I spent this afternoon up in the mountains recovering from the last few months, and in so doing I blocked some squares. Here's the long and short of it; click any photo for more information, or check out the full photo tutorial on Flickr (there are about twice as many photos there*).