Garments (Page 3)

Hope everyone is having a great Labor Day weekend! This hardly proved to be the last “lazy” days of summer; we were busy, busy, busy. Not to say we didn’t have a great time, but I am getting antsy for the fall and a little more routine! Having said all that, IRead More →

    Please read all directions before starting. If you have any questions, please contact us at weefolkart@yahoo.com.   Unless otherwise stated, seams are 1/2 inch.   Before beginning make all necessary calculations to insure a proper fit.   Materials:           Fabric: There are 4 tiers to this skirt. YouRead More →

There’s an old maxim…You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear. I’d now like to start a new one…you can’t make a drop dead gorgeous outfit out of a potato sack! When Michelle asked me to “cuten up” a couple of plain jumpers, I tried, I reallyRead More →

We went to visit my mom and dad yesterday. (Hereafter known as Nana and Papa.) My mom brought out two jumpers she bought for Pixie and Fairy. She got them at the senior center where she plays bridge. Seems the senior women’s club was running a fund raiser, and sheRead More →

Back when I was a child, the half apron was all the rage. Although not as efficient as a full cobbler style apron, it did offer some protection, and the women made lovely aprons to wear while entertaining. These were also useful while cleaning, because they had extra pockets for storingRead More →

Pixie has her second birthday coming up in September. She loves domestic play. Dolls are her life! She also loves tea parties, her kitchen set, playing in her doll house and Gammy’s gnome house. For her birthday, Tim and I bought her The Child’s Cleaning Set from Magic Cabin. So,Read More →

 Our house guest has gone so I was able to get back in the sewing room and make Pixie’s jumper. I made just a little change on the border location on the skirt, but I’m pleased with both of them! Unfortunately, this is doing nothing to squelch my anxiousness for Fall! It’s still aRead More →

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So, I told myself I wasn’t going to start a new project until I finished a few ongoing ones. I didn’t listen. The new fabric I bought for the girls’ jumpers called to me. I got Fairy’s made up last night using Simplicity pattern 5936. Looking at it today IRead More →