I’m in love. No, I’m not cheating on my husband, I’ve found a home sewing book that I absolutely adore, Romantic Home Sewing: Cottage-Style Projects to Stitch for the Home – and not just because it has ‘romantic’ in the title either. I love the this book for several reasons:
Wow! Winter weather has finally hit here, hard! One week ago today we were in the 70’s – wearing t-shirts and fishing outside while the Thanksgiving turkey was cooking and today our high is supposed to be 22 degrees with 6-8 inches of snow expected (they even cancelled school and it just started snowing 15 minutes ago)! What a shock to the system this has been.
There are some things in life that are cuter when they are small. Baby chicks, baby seals, and apparently, gingerbread men.
With the invention of places like Build-a-Bear workshop, it seems like the art of making stuffed toys has gone by the wayside. As much fun as those kinds of places are, there is still something about giving a child a stuffed toy made with love. This is what Toys to Sew: Dozens of Patterns for Dolls, Animals, Doll Clothes, and Accessories captures.
I am beginning to plan out my projects so far in advance, that I really need to get more sewing done before I buy more fabrics, notions, etc. I am attempting to refrain from buying this fabric. I think that it would make a quirky, fun High Street Messenger Bag. However, I have so many projects that I should attend to before I get to this pattern, I am making myself a to-do list for the week:
I went fabric shopping again today….
Today, being Black Friday, I woke up at 4 am and braved the shopping crowds so I could start bright and early at 5 am.