1 June, 2013
swingsetgirl added the project Cover for Royce Chair
Removable cover with envelope closure for a Royce folding chair from World Market. The original cover was khaki-colored cotton with a 1" flange.
Finished cover is 30″ × 42″.
31 × 43 (fro…
22 November, 2011
swingsetgirl commented on the article Comment to Win ONE MORE "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
I need but can’t seem to find a tool for adding seam allowances to a pattern that does not include them. Right now, I awkwardly use a sewing gauge or 5/8" wide tape measure and chalk pen.
28 February, 2011
swingsetgirl added the project Pleated Pillow
12″ × 16″ pillow cover with pleated inset and invisible zipper. All seams are finished with French seams, as this fabric frays easily.
Based on this photo: http://www.styleroom.co.uk/image/scal…
11 July, 2009
swingsetgirl added the project Kitty Nap Pads
Quilted fleece pads for the Robie and Otis
To create the quilted animal designs, I outlined a photo using tracing paper, then pinned the tracing paper to the center of the pad. I stitched over …
swingsetgirl added the project The Bag
While I worked on this, my husband nicknamed it “The Bag.”
My husband and I like to take driving trips, so I wanted a roomy bag that would fit comfortably on the floor of the car next to my fe…
swingsetgirl added the project Wedding Dress (Aug 2007)
My wedding dress. I wanted something very plain. After a lot of shopping without finding what I wanted, I decided to make it myself.
Some bodice fit issues, but not terribly bad for my first…