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Newest Cross-Body Bags!

I’ve been working on these new cross-body bags for months among the other parts of my life.  I had the idea of creating textural crazy-patchwork bag flaps and then decorating on top of the patchwork.  Remember the glass beads and embroidery thread I posted about?  I happily put those to use.  Each bag flap is… Continue reading Newest Cross-Body Bags!

Completed Projects · Upcycled Fabrics

Personal Sewing and Knitting Projects Again!

I seem to be making a lot of personal and gift projects these past few months!  I have some craft show projects on the go, too, such as in the last photo of this post (and I’ll post more photos as those projects are finished); but making personal projects has been fulfilling, too. First up… Continue reading Personal Sewing and Knitting Projects Again!

Completed Projects · Upcycled Fabrics

Embroidery, Sequin, and Bead Boho Bag Creations!

Remember this post where I showed you my embroidery-on-floral-sheet project?  Five months later, I am finished making this boho tote bag!  I had used that project to have some more fun with doing latticework embroidery, where you laid threads in a criss-cross pattern and then stitch x‘s over each crossing.  I aimed to cover many… Continue reading Embroidery, Sequin, and Bead Boho Bag Creations!

Completed Projects

Original Artwork Cards!

Until last week, I hadn’t made any hand-drawn and hand-coloured original art notecards in awhile!  But as happens in this varied-media artist’s life, I got the urge to sit down with my array of Sharpie markers, watercolour paper, and black cardstock to create some new cards.  Every August I scour the back-to-school sales to see… Continue reading Original Artwork Cards!

Completed Projects

Watermelon Silk Sunhat, Beaded Crocheted Flower Blanket, and Lime Green Bag

Last summer I experimented with making my own sunhat pattern.  I was quite pleased with how the hat turned out!  Because I was so pleased, I immediately began picking out fabrics to make another one.  Because, it’s just fun to make things when you are pleased with your own design.  😀  I poked around in… Continue reading Watermelon Silk Sunhat, Beaded Crocheted Flower Blanket, and Lime Green Bag

Upcycled Fabrics

More Vintage Sheet Finds!!!

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how much I love spotting a bright floral vintage sheet, in cotton, in my local thrift stores!!  I’ve gotten to the point where I can scan my eyes down a row of mostly neutrally-coloured polyester sheets and spy the prize!  😀  Of… Continue reading More Vintage Sheet Finds!!!