Sewing Tips: Can I Use Vintage Thread?

Everyone likes a bargain, and good thread can be expensive. So when you see a nice lot of vintage sewing notions, with those pretty wooden spools of thread, who can resist? Unfortunately, thread deteriorates over Keep Reading

Vintage Singer 99k Sewing Machine: Converting to a Hand...

A few months ago, I found this lovely Singer 99k. This was my first vintage sewing machine project, so I’ll walk you through the process of converting it to a hand crank. I wasn’t sure whether Keep Reading

Sewing Tutorial: Turn a Vintage Tablecloth into a Skirt...

  In this post, I’ll show you how to turn a cool vintage tablecloth into a skirt. See the first installment of this series here for more information on measuring and cutting your skirt. When you use Keep Reading

Sewing Tutorial: Turn a Vintage Tablecloth into a Skirt

  In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the simple, quick process of adding a stretchy waistband to a vintage round tablecloth to make a skirt. Using this technique, you can turn any cute round Keep Reading

Sewing Tutorial: Make a Quilted Tote Bag with Batik Cha...

Make a cute, quilted tote bag with this tutorial. Use precut charm squares to create the structure for it and fat quarters to line it. Padded handles make it comfortable to carry. Disclosure: This post Keep Reading

Tutorial: Make Your Own Stencils for Polymer Clay

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of creating your own stencils to use with polymer clay. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a percentage if you make Keep Reading