Monday, September 23, 2013

Tea Wallets

My mother commissioned me to make Tea Wallets for her to use as hostess gifts for her business. I'm very happy with them! Here are the first 8.

Sewing Table Mat

I got frustrated with getting scratches all over my sewing desk every time I pinned something to sew up. This was my solution. I used an old pillowcase that had extra back fabric (to fully enclose the pillow, which I removed) and lined the inside (for padding) with an even older, worn out, plush blanket and sewed it shut. I also attached straps, made from the extra back fabric mentioned above, to hold it onto the desk. I slipped it over the legs and up onto the top. I then secured the right side to the legs with 2 straps also made from the extra back fabric (so as not to slide around). Now, when I sew, I will no longer have to worry about getting scratches or pencil marks all over my nice wood desk and nothing will slide or roll off!