Category Archives: sewing

Right Foot, Wrong Foot, Left Foot, Swear Foot – Sewing Machine Woes

Several years ago, I was walking through Home Hardware and spotted a sewing machine on clearance. 50 bucks. “Can’t go wrong for 50 bucks, Kate“. So I bought it. And although I’ve gotten my 50 bucks-worth out of it, it’s … Continue reading

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How To Make Wool Dryer Balls from Old Sweaters – A Whole Set for $1 and NO Waste!

“You’ve got some balls, Kate!”  Not the kind of words one would generally expect to hear from their mother, but I know she means it as a compliment (most of the time). Lately I’ve been thinking about getting me a … Continue reading

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Making a Super Hero Cape – Time Constraints, Limited Sewing Skills and Crappy Sewing Machine be Damned

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Zander has been going to a day camp for a couple of hours each morning this week. They gave us the schedule some time ago, but it wasn’t until late in the day yesterday that I noticed that today was … Continue reading

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Homemade Easter Basket – Sew Easy?

Sometimes I have, what I think is a great idea, but the execution of that idea leaves me wondering. Case in point, my recent decision to sew the little man an Easter Basket. And heck, while I was at it, … Continue reading

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