Posts by Kathy

Shop Talk Friday – Happy Halloween!

By on Oct 31, 2008 in Craftiness, Shop Talk | 7 comments

It was a late night! Katamari Damacy Prince and Cousin Dipp still need their antennae. Can you believe I could only find ONE stryrofoam ball in the craft supply stash? Embarrassing. Caitlin has infinite patience for poking the pattern holes and slowly carving away the intricate details. I’m always amazed when they’re done. Among the costume making and...

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Fusible Interfacing

By on Oct 27, 2008 in Sewing | 54 comments

I use a lot of fusible interfacing around here. Bolts of it. Interfacing adds structure and definition to projects that would otherwise look like limp noodles. It gives a project durability and a sprinkle of the good part of ready made . Proper interfacing and good pressing is a sure-fire method of adding a professional, finished look to a project. Below are my...

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Pencil Roll Pattern

By on Oct 24, 2008 in Sewing | 9 comments

I’m so excited to have this new Pencil Roll pattern out in time for holiday gift making. It ONLY happened because of the awesome group of testers that volunteered: Tami – Lemon Tree Tales Anita – Bake and Sew Katrin – Grey&eugen Louisa – knittylou on Flickr Bekhy Simon – Simon de Klerk Jill – ZanderManda on Flickr Sarah...

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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

By on Oct 20, 2008 in Sewing | 13 comments

Let’s begin with the Big Kahuna, the winner of Seams to Me: 24 New Reasons to Love Sewing by Anna Maria Horner. I think we should publish a cooperative book entitled 372 Heartfelt Reasons to Love Sewing. Goodness. Every last, beautiful word touched my soul. #39 lindamade was the winner. Linda wrote “I love to sew because it makes all the stresses of the...

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