Moving really put a stop to any kind of sewing for at least a month, but I’m back!
Last weekend, I made 2 curtains. A start, but not exciting. Today, however, I got back into it in a big way. So far, I’ve finished 4 projects and used all stashed fabrics and notions!!
The first thing I made was this pillow. My living room needs some, and I had this remnant from a coat I made Sofia in 2005. It’s so soft, I love it! I also used some velvet ribbon I’ve had for years and a button left over from a jacket I made a couple months ago.
Next up was another project made from leftover faux fur. I made a jacket from this a few years ago (don’t ask me why). Using Simplicity 4529, I made this toy hammock for Sofia.
Next I decided to make a cat bed. Despite having cats most of my life, I’ve never bothered to make one of these because I didn’t want to spend the time and money on something that may never be used, or worse, peed on. Well, I decided to take a chance, using some Ralph Lauren corduroy I bought in 2006, which I wouldn’t have used for anything else anyway. I also used a pack of foam chair pads and the rest of a bag of fiberfil left over from the pink pillow. It still needs more fiberfil… I’ll get it if the cats use this thing. The pattern is Simplicity 4765.
Finally, I made Sofia a Mickey Mouse dress. I’d been meaning to make this for awhile but hadn’t had time till now. The fabric is a cotton knit from Fabric Fairy. The pattern is Simplicity 4384.
Next up, a look at my new sewing room!