Sewing Projects

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Current and Future Projects

  • Stitch Bible
    • found a sturdy cotton type cloth in remnant bin
    • registered for Carol Ann Waugh’s class on that goes over making a stitch Bible
    • just plan on on going through each stitch as shown on sewing machine and then maybe making a nicer second stitch Bible that classifies stitches according to length and width and or sewing machine clipartdesign etc.
    • feel will help familiar me with sewing machine and help me use the decorative stitches in the future
  • Tote bag
    • currently has a butterfly needlepoint design and ribbon at top
    • started in a sewing 101 class at JoAnn Fabrics
    • would actually be the first tote bag I have sewn
    • had issue with the punch needle breaking and difficult threading it again
  • Log Cabin Star wall hanging quilt kit
    • the size is rather small at 22” x 22” (55.88 cm x 55.88 cm).
    • do not think an advanced quilter would use a kit, but as a beginner I am with it
  • fringed denim tote
    • free project design at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft
    • skill level is two (some experience necessary)
    • estimated time is three hours and forty five minutes
    • I am using old denim clothes that I no longer wear or that do not fit me anymore
    • Dimensions punch needle with a cat looking out of a window design, plan to stitch Tabby (April 1998 – September 2014) above or below design in memory of my cat Tabby that died around labor day, September 2014
  • Kwik Sew ( 3683 Fun & Easy Misses’ Tunic, Belt & Scarf
    • some parts I would like to customize of the tunic such as not using the recommended size for a better fit and making the sleeves longer
    • Hope to use it for personal use and to learn to sew better
    • It is a pretty basic, simple, and quick pattern. However, as a beginner I appreciate the help of an instructor with this pattern.
  • My Stitches
    • typing in fruits of the spirit in several languages

Future Projects

  • First piece of fiber art
    • to complete via Carol Ann Waugh’s class on
  • would like to make rosette flowers with sewing machine

Ongoing Projects

  • Small bean bag toss bags
    • have been making out of scraps of fabric leftover from skirt project

Completed Projects

  • McCalls Pattern 3341 Misses Skirt
    • very surprised how many fashion design majors were in the class
    • actually have other skirts I have purchased that I like better, but do not think I will ever part from this skirt, once you make something you realize the work that goes into it and you cherish it more, plus it is one of the very few things I own that I can say I made
    • completed maybe 2013 or 2012