16 October, 2011
BLink added the project Brain Slug
I wanted to make some cute Halloween accessories this year, so I came up with this simple and easy costume… the Brain Slug! This item was inspired from my favorite cartoon; Futurama. This was p…
15 October, 2011
BLink commented on the project Suzette Apron
Surprisingly, I found it in the cotton fabric section at JoAnn Fabrics. I loved working with this fabric!
BLink added the project Little Red Riding Hood Cape
Working on several Halloween items that look extravagant, but are actually pretty easy to make. Made out of cotton twill.
14 October, 2011
BLink added the project Suzette Apron
made with a combination of damask and muslin fabric. Full, plus sized apron. 100% cotton.
3 September, 2011
BLink added the project Teal Frosting Pillbox Hat
I’m kind of into hats right now. I used traditional millinery techniques in blocking the wool for this hat, and then sewed several embellishments. The flower on the hat is completely handmade by …
12 August, 2011
BLink added the project Heavy Equipment Cushion Covers
I made a set of 2 covers featuring this fabric showcasing a series of ripply men “working hard” on the construction site. They measure at 20×20 inches and the back stays fastened with a wooden but…
BLink commented on the project Marguerite Apron
BLink added the project Marguerite Apron
Another one of my aprons in a rich trio of colors: Mauve, Violet, and Gray. I imagine this style to look lovely while entertaining house guests or while baking some homemade goodies in the oven. …
30 July, 2011
BLink commented on the project Plum Party Dress
Nope, I just sketched, planned for a bit, then started cutting and sewing. I suggest starting with the bodice first, after that, create the ruffles, then sew them onto a mini skirt-ish type of ski…
29 July, 2011
BLink added the project Strapless Picnic Mini
I love to upcycle vintage items. With this dress I took a vintage men’s shirt and reformed it into a strapless mini summer dress. The fabric is in great condition and is in a rainbow gingham patt…
BLink added the project Plum Party Dress
I made this dress as a way to practice forming a bodice and layering ruffles. The top of the dress is made with jersey, while the ruffles are made with 100% cotton fabric. I added elastic crisscr…
28 July, 2011
BLink commented on the article Hunting for Vintage Fabrics with Sandy Stone
On my days off, I love scouring antique shops for old sewing notions and fabric. Most are in small quantities, of course, but if the fabric piece is large, I’ll make something like a one of a kind…
25 July, 2011
BLink commented on the project Willow Pond Dress
Isn’t the fabric great! I was lucky I found it. While the dress was time consuming, it was pretty easy to make, and it’s super cute!
BLink added the project Willow Pond Dress
This dress is light, comfy, and flattering! Not to mention cute. This dress is also available for purchase on my website. I loved this style so much that I just had to make one for myself.
18 July, 2011
BLink commented on the article Learning to Sew: Peter's Top Ten Tips!
While in college, my roommate had a sewing machine that she used to hem all of her pants (she was 4’11’’). She left it out often and told me that I could use it anytime I wanted… every since the…
17 July, 2011
BLink commented on the project Blouse Replica
yeah, the fabric is definitely hard to miss, but she seemed really happy with it :)
15 July, 2011
BLink added the project Blouse Replica
One of my customers came in the store with a few yards of fabric and asked if I can turn it into a new blouse based on one of her old favorites, So I did!
6 July, 2011
3 July, 2011
BLink commented on the project Calaveras Picardo Apron
my friend said the same thing!!! I will probably work on one this week :)
BLink commented on the project Calaveras Picardo Apron
Close…* dia* de los muertos :)
2 July, 2011
BLink added the project Calaveras Picardo Apron
A fun little half apron that is reversible! Very colorful, and it just screams fiesta!!!
BLink added the project Josephine Apron
Lovely, elegant and feminine. This was my first stab at layering ruffles, and I couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. This is by far my favorite apron so far! Bustling was done along the ed…
BLink added the project Sweet Things Apron
Been on quite an apron binge lately. Here’s one inspired by sweet treats.
29 June, 2011
BLink added the project Calaveras Apron
This apron was made per request of my sister. It’s a halter style apron and looks cute enough to wear. the band at the empire waistline continues on to the back and serve as the back end ties. T…
26 June, 2011
BLink added the project Viva Frida Apron
This apron was made with Alexander Henry VIVA FRIDA fabric. The vibrantly festive Mexican fabric that highlights the spirit of artista Frida Kahlo, features red accent fabric for the waistband and…
25 June, 2011
BLink added the project Saturday Afternoon Apron
This apron came about after hearing about my cousin’s graduation party details. My mom decided to rent a popcorn machine and snow cone maker to give the party a fun carnival theme. She then asked…
14 June, 2011
BLink added the project Chrysanthemum Rope Tote
I was given about 5 yards of this fabric for my birthday earlier this year and this was one of the projects I created. I used an iron-on interfacing to make the fabric a bit more stable and used n…
12 May, 2011
BLink added the project Hawaiian Headwrap
I came across a large amount of this fun fabric, and this was one of the items I made out of it. The print is really fun with lots of images of Hawaii, the beach and hibiscus blossoms. The fabric…