My Sewing Projects

A collection of my sewing makes.

The latest: Ready, set, swimsuit!

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I wrapped on Epic Project on Sunday, and I’ve moved to my next sewing mission: a swimsuit. I’m fixing to make the retro-inspired two piece from Seamwork magazine: the Reno bikini top and high-waisted Dakota bottoms. I want to make a new suit for our Northwoods Wisconsin cabin vacation. I’ve got about two weeks until I’m […]

Choosing fabric for the Bowie pillow

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Quick update, y’all. I picked fabric for the Bowie flying geese pillow. The little lines (scratch marks?) have an industrial feel, which is appropriate for “Station to Station.” The black will be in the middle, then navy, then white. To refresh your memory, here’s the design: I looked for a navy print, but I couldn’t […]

A Bowie pillow

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I mentioned in this post that I got a graph paper notebook. This is what I’ve been working on: a David Bowie-inspired flying geese quilt pillow. My love of Bowie is well documented on this blog. In 2013, hubs MVH and I traveled to London, in large part to see the “David Bowie Is” exhibit […]

Cat plush or plush cat? Yeah, it’s a cat pillow.

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Cat plush for my office. These days, I’m all about pillows. Don’t know why. Maybe I have a subliminal need to get comfortable. Maybe there are too many sharp edges in my life. I think my pillow spree is about building sewing mojo. Lately I’ve approached creative endeavors with lightness, humor and openness to learning. […]

What I learned from the flying geese quilt pillow

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It’s done, and it’s a hit! P was mighty pleased with his flying geese quilt pillow. I’m not big on hyper-coordinated kids’ rooms, but it does look cute on his bed and armchair. Where it ends up day to day is the will of a 4 year old. This week, we’ve been “camping,” which calls […]

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