How to Make Machine Wrapped Cording

How to Make Machine Wrapped Cording

Using cording to finish the edges of your sewing projects definitely adds a professional quality, however it isn’t readily available in a wide variety of types or finishes which tends to limit its uses. Making your own cording is...
Making Fabric Postcards – Finishing the Edges

Making Fabric Postcards – Finishing the Edges

I love to make my own fabric postcards by creating photo art designs in Photoshop Elements, and then printing the designs onto fabric. Making fabric postcards this way is not only fun but it’s the perfect way to personalize your...
Fabric Bowl – finished already

Fabric Bowl – finished already

After learning from the mistakes I made while making the first fabric bowl, second time round is a charm and this fabric bowl went together fairly quickly and easily. I’m very happy with the results and it certainly adds a new...
Making Space

Making Space

As we move toward the end of the year, it’s difficult not to be thinking and planning for the new year. I always find the end of year/beginning of year to be a stressful time with so many things that must be finished before the year...
My Favorite Embellishment

My Favorite Embellishment

Can you guess what my favorite embellishment is? I use it on most projects I make and I never tire of making it or thinking up new ways to use it. Can’t guess? Why it’s Machine Wrapped Cording of course. If you’ve never...
Fabric Jewelry: Neck Bands

Fabric Jewelry: Neck Bands

I think I may have mentioned once or twice that machine wrapped cording is probably my favorite embellishment, and it’s my favorite because it’s so versatile. There are literally hundreds of ways you can use it. This is...
Imagine – a Book Cover

Imagine – a Book Cover

I actually got some work done yesterday! Using the fabric paper that I made last week (you can see it here) I constructed a notebook cover/organizer for my journal and notes. The fabric paper makes a strong, tough cover fabric, and I...
Things To Do With *Injured* Prints

Things To Do With *Injured* Prints

Before I upgraded to my new wide format Epson printer, I was using an old HP wide format to print my large images. It did a fair enough job but it was rather finicky about what what I fed through it and this resulted in a number of very...
“Poppy” Art Bag

“Poppy” Art Bag

I posted the other day about a journal cover I made using a digital art piece called “Poppy”. I really like this particular design so I used the design again to make this art bag. These art bags are made using digital art...
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