• Pillows and Stockings: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Fifty Two: Christmas Stockings and Pillows

    Christmas stockings and pillows. It’s time to get sewing. Christmas is tomorrow! Tomorrow?! That’s flat out exciting. Today I’m going to share my last sewing post of the series 52 Weeks of Sewing. Yes, I’ve done a sewing project a week for the last year and it’s coming to a close. This week I’m combining two tutorials. I’ve already done versions of these, yet I’ve got a bit of an update for this year. These Christmas stockings and pillows are coordinated and festive. Let’s get…

  • Fabric Christmas Ornaments: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Fifty One: Fabric Christmas Ornaments

    Fabric Christmas ornaments are here – they are so cute and easy to make, you should try them out. Did you see the bunched fabric balls from earlier this week? Well, I needed something to make with all of those white squares, so I made these ornaments. Let’s get started! What You Need 1/2 a yard of fabric scraps of fabric 10-20 feet of ribbon serger machine scissors matching thread iron ironing board buttons First, gather all of your fabric. I made two shapes. Squares,…

  • Dog Stocking: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Fifty: Reversible Dog Stocking

    Oh my – Christmas is only 15 days away. Wow! Oh, and this is my third last post for the 52 weeks of sewing. It’s time for the reversible dog stocking. You’ve most likely seen these on Pinterest and tried to find a tutorial – I tried and failed. Most pins are of people selling them on Etsy – and one, the best one I found, wasn’t a full bone. The backing was a bone and then the front was like a big pocket. Not…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Nine: McCall’s 6612 Pattern Review

    It’s pattern review time – here I’m doing McCall’s 6612 pattern review. The best part about this review is that I only use my serger. Serger projects are the best! Let’s get started and I’ll walk you through some tips. What You Need McCall’s 6612 pattern 2 yards of jersey fabric serger matching thread pins iron ironing board Okay – so this is about the third or forth time I’ve used this pattern and each one has turned out well. On this black dress I…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Eight: White Bat Wing Dress Tutorial

    The bat wing dress is back. I made this back in April of 2014 and it’s such an easy and fun sewing tutorial. My original post – bat wing dress – lead you back to Mollytov’s site for the full tutorial, however, it’s now gone. As a result, here (after searching the internet and piecing bits of info together) I have a version of the tutorial – all you’ll need. What You Need 2 yards of jersey stretch fabric matching thread serger scissors pins iron…

  • Stripped Sweatpants: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Forty Seven: Stripped Sweatpants with Pockets

    Stripped sweatpants with pockets – the perfect weekend uniform! Especially on this chilly snowy day. Put the fireplace on, have some pancakes and lounge around in your sweats. What could be better? Nothing. Okay, let’s get started. Last week we made 6 seam sweatpants and this tutorial takes that one to the next level by adding pockets and a ribbed waistband. What You Need sweatpants as template 1 1/2 yards of stripped fabric 1/2 a yard of matching ribbing serger machine matching thread scissors pins…

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    Sewing: Week Forty Six: 6 Seam Sweatpants

    Week forty six is an easy project – 6 seam sweatpants. This project took me about 45 minutes which included cutting the fabric all the way to the finishing touches. Just think how many you could make in an afternoon – probably 4. Okay, let’s get started on this sewing project. What You Need 1.5 yards of sweatshirt fleece a pair of sweatpants as a template serger matching thread 1 inch elastic (your waist measurement) pins scissors Okay, first, ensure your sweatshirt fleece is pre-washed.…