Toiletry Bag

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I made what I am calling a toiletry bag but most others call a cosmetic bag.  I combined two tutorials because I liked different things from each.  The two I used were The Boxy Cosmetic Bag Tutorial from Skip to my Lou which was done by Jaime of Prudent Baby and the Cosmetic Bag Tutorial… Read more »

Simple Party Clutch

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I made my first, what I would call, major project.  It is the Simple Party Clutch by Elizabeth Hartman found on Sew, Mama, Sew. Once again, I started out by reading the whole tutorial, this time making sure to read it multiple times so that it made sense.  I followed the pattern exactly except I… Read more »

Kindle 3 Case

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I don’t know if you remember this post; ya know, the one where I made an attempt at a Kindle Case.  Well, I finally made one that works for my Kindle 3.  I am very pleased with the outcome. I still used this tutorial from Sew, Mama, Sew to get the basic design, but made… Read more »

Learn to Sew Class

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First off, take a beginning sewing class!  It’s a lot of fun to sew with others that are at about the same skill level as you.  I learned more from my class than I thought I would, since I don’t really plan on making a lot of clothes.  It’s also helpful that the teacher knows… Read more »

Potholder and Oven Mitt

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I made my in-laws a potholder and oven mitt from the Prudent Baby tutorials.   Last year they were able to purchase a summer home on a lake so I thought it would be fitting to use fishing material. Potholder On to the process of making them.  I started out with the potholder and was pleasantly… Read more »