Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Suede Tote Bag

The Suede Tote Bag Pattern

I wanted a bag with a firm bottom for carrying my current knitting project. I had some beautiful leftover upholstery fabric from a project that involved recovering a chair. When I spotted a brown suede jacket in a thrift store, I knew it would provide not only style to my bag but the firmness I […]

Second Hand Rose Table Runner

Thread and Fibre Art Pattern

When I do embroidery or longarm quilting, I’m always sad to see the scrap threads in the thread catcher. It seems a waste to throw away such beautiful fibers, so I started collecting them. I’m often asked what I’ll do with them and while I had some ideas, I didn’t really have a plan. When […]

Chenille Shawl

Chenille Shawl Pattern

Ever wonder what to do with that rayon dress that no longer fits or mom’s special blouse? A recycled Chenille Shawl is the answer! Combining eight different rayon blouses or dresses with a new piece of rayon this shawl will wrap you with warmth and love. Chenille fabric is usually done one sided but for […]