Showing posts from November 30, 2008

No Coast Craft-o-Rama this weekend

Just a announcement: The No Coast Craft-o-rama is happening this Friday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Midtown Global Exchange building on Lake Street in Minneapolis. As of right now I have plans to attend on Saturday, which will be my first time attending. It's a great opportunity to buy from artists, designers and crafters.

Tutorial: How to sew a child's faux fur muff

Child's faux fur muff Originally uploaded by Sharon Sews I've been thinking it's time to get busy and start on the Christmas sewing. Oh, I know, I know. Some of you are done. Blah, blah, blah. You're probably hitting the sales looking for bargains for the 2009 Christmas season. I am not like you. I have never been like you. I doubt I will ever be like you. In fact , Ive been known to sew the last stitch on a gift in the car on the way to the family Christmas celebration. But not this year! Today I begin the Christmas gift sewing. First up? A child's faux fur muff. I know a number of young girls that would be delighted to receive one of these. It's a snap to make as it's basically two rectangles sewn together - one fur and one of whatever you choose for your lining fabric. Instructions, with photos, are here in a PDF document that you can view and print at Scribd. Let the sewing begin! (I found the tutorial for the cute fabric flower here ) (This is the fi