You can probably tell by now; I love sewing for my little nieces. Watching their excitement when they try on something aunty sewed for them brings me such joy. I really wish I had known how (and had the time) to sew when my boys were little, I would have loved to make boys clothes! I found this great adorable little chef gift set in the book One-Yard Wonders. It’s the most used book on my sewing shelf, and these wonderfully sweet little inspirations is a major reason why. Continue reading
I recently joined a workshop website called Creative Bug and have been browsing their video collection for some ideas and inspiration. I came across Hillary Williams Intro to Screen Printing and felt a tinge of guilt. You see, I have a whole ton of screen printing tools and inks but haven’t made the time to do anything with it!
So, no, I didn’t pull out the screen for this, but I did pull out some of the fabric inks I have and decided to let loose. I also “tried” to embellish this clutch with some stitched words. Not great, but completely unique and I think, with the works “Love You” on it, all imperfections should be forgiven!
Project: Artsy Clutch
Fabric: The main fabric is Aqua Blue Solid and the lining is Michael Miller Bike Haze (Etsy shop PoppySeedFabrics)
Supplies: Speedball Fabric Screenprinting Ink
Notions: Wooden log button
Thread: Gutermann 100% polyester col: 10
Sew again: Inevitably I will