sewing organiser

Junkaholique sheds by Decor8

It seems like whenever I read a success story some idea was formed in a shed or a garage. Have you noticed that? It’s a riot. From computers to candles, I imagine garages and sheds all over the world with this glow around them and little light bulb moments by the millions happening every second. I was telling my husband just yesterday that I need a shed! And we had a good laugh about that. But it’s so true, when one has a space of their own to go a bit wild in from a creative standpoint, so many cool things can result.

Make your own one-of-a-kind full, fun, twirly skirt!

This great tutorial is courtesy to Out Of Order – Meghans style diary, budget finds, fashion fantasies, sewing projects, makings & vintage treasures website.
Meghan explains basic techniques to make your own one-of-a-kind full, fun, twirly skirts.

What you’ll need:
– 1 yard* fabric, pre-washed
– 2/3 yard** 1½” to 3″ wide elastic
– measuring tape or ruler, scissors, sewing machine, thread

improvisational patchwork

I had such a great time at Denyse Schmidt’s Improvisational Patchwork workshop last Saturday, I meant to take photos of her gorgeous studio. Instead, we got so busy making our blocks and discussing them and what we learned from the process that I forgo…