What Hand Sewing Can Do for a Raggedy Old Quilt

One of the best seamstresses I know says that doing anything “by hand,” makes “hand” a four letter word. When we mention any project that might involve stitching with old-fashioned needle and thread, she wrinkles her nose and shakes her head.  “If I can’t do it with my machine, why would I want to do […]

Voila! It took longer than expected, but….

I did it in half-hour stints, but I certainly didn’t get to sew a half hour per day…more like a half hour a week.  Nonetheless… Here’s my fun, funky, re-purposed shirt. Notice that instead of using the cuffs as ties on the front as the Indygo Junction pattern suggests, I used them on the back.  […]