Quilted ABCs

This is another finished quilt. Really, I can hardly say that I finished it, all I did was sew a hanging strip on the back. I really actually finished this quilt more than 8 years ago. I remember working on it when I lived in Oakland and it was quite a while ago. I made … … keep reading …

Fuzzy Warm Vest

I’ve been starting to make clothes for myself and for my family, and this is my first attempt to make something NICE for me. This is a vest with a shawl collar, lengthened to nearly knee-length, with big patch pockets. It’s made in a black-and-white plaid knit fabric with one-way stretch and a fuzzy hand. … … keep reading …

Serger Wars 2: Jersey

Detail photo of a handmade gray knit tshirt

I’m almost 45 years old, and one thing that remains true about me is that I don’t take things slowly. Easing in? Nope! Just jump in feet first and try to swim and see if you do! This is an “easy” shirt but requires the skills of serging, twin needle sewing, and working with knits, … … keep reading …