Wall Mounted Deer Head Sewing Pattern and Instructions

The iconic wall mounted deer head. Buy it here: Etsy Kollabora Makerist *Approximately 3/4 yd fabric (denim, twill, canvas, upholstery, pretty much anything sturdy that doesn’t stretch) *Matching thread *Doll stuffing (a lot. Like, a 16oz bag of stuffing should be more than enough, but don’t go any smaller, just in case) *2 sturdy 1″ … More Wall Mounted Deer Head Sewing Pattern and Instructions

Easy Summer Top! FREE Sewing Pattern Download and Instructions

I found this sewing pattern in my computer files recently: It was lost in the tangled jungle of my first draft sewing patterns file, and the date on it claimed that I made it last August. It was already drafted to a size Large (that’s my midpoint size for most of my multi-sized patterns), and … More Easy Summer Top! FREE Sewing Pattern Download and Instructions

Turn Your Fave T-Shirt Pattern Into a Summer Dress

This pattern hack is so easy that I didn’t even bother taking good pictures of the tutorial: Get yerself 1.5-1.75 yards of jersey fabric, depending on your height and size (I only used 1.5 yards, possibly less). Take your standard, run-of-the-mill jersey t-shirt sewing pattern (like this one, for example). Lay it out, as you … More Turn Your Fave T-Shirt Pattern Into a Summer Dress

Summer Fallow

Back in the Fall, I did an interview for Kollabora’s Meet The Maker series. One of the questions was how do I get out of a creative rut, which I found funny because I never run out of ideas. But I sometimes run out of the urge to create, and I often run out of … More Summer Fallow

WIP: Upcycling a Decent Denim Garment

I slept poorly last night, thanks to some late-in-the-evening chocolate that my old ass can’t handle anymore. Afternoon chocolate? Yes. Evening chocolate? Too old! However, during my many hours spent unexpectedly awake, I got to thinking about upcycled denim. Specifically, skirts and shirts. More specifically, professionally made skirts and shirts. Anyone who can sew can … More WIP: Upcycling a Decent Denim Garment