• Leg Warmers: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Seven: Leg Warmers

    Leg warmers is this weeks sewing tutorial as part of the 52 weeks of sewing. It’s time for fall and it’s time to stay warm! On Friday I was at an event, outside, for about 6 hours and I used my knit leg warmers – they are grey – and I found myself thinking, I want white ones! Well, here we have some sweatshirt sewn white leg warmers, just in time for fall. Also, Yogalife started a early morning yoga pass, so I’m going to…

  • Two Toned Cowl Neck Sweater: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Six: Two-Toned Cowl Neck Sweatshirt

    Two-toned cowl neck sweatshirt is the same pattern as last week with a bit of a twist. This week we just add some colour and a bit more structure to the cowl neck. Let’s get started on this fall two-toned fashion piece. What You Need 2 yardsof main fabric 1/2 yard of coordinating fabric serger pattern scissors pins First, get your pattern ready and cut out – then, gather your pre-washed fabric. You’ll want to cut out the cuffs, bottom hem and the cowl neck…

  • Cowl Neck Sweater: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Five: Cowl Neck Sweatshirt

    Cowl neck sweatshirt is this weeks sewing project. I know it’s been a bit since I’ve last posted, but that’s because the summer has been so busy and it finally caught up with me! A few trips to Kelowna and a lot of family came to visit, which was so awesome. Anyway, that’s the reason for me being MIA this past week. Yet, here I am, back at the 52 weeks of sewing and this cowl neck sweatshirt is the perfect almost fall project –…

  • Broadcloth Napkins: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Four: Broadcloth Napkin

    Broadcloth napkin – such a great fabric to make napkins out of! The lunch napkins I made this past winter were so fun and they measured about 16×16 – for these napkins I made them bigger so they are more suitable for dinner. The nice neutral colour lends itself to many different styles and is classic. Let’s get sewing. What You Need 1.5 yards of broadcloth cutting mat ruler rotary cutter matching thread serger fray check iron ironing board First, gather your pre-washed broadcloth and…

  • Airplane Blanket: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Three: DIY Airplane Blanket

    DIY airplane blanket is quick and easy to make; moreover, you’ll know it’s freshly washed and clean before each use! Last week we hit the road for Kelowna and the drive through the mountains is a bit tricky – sometimes it’s hot and sometimes it’s cold. Hence, the need for a go-to blanket. What You Need 70×50 piece of blanket fabric serger matching thread fray check First, get your serger ready and reference your quick index card if you have one. My Baby Lock has…

  • Faux Silk Infinity Scarf: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty Two: Faux Silk Infinity Scarf

    Faux silk infinity scarf – the perfect 15 minute sewing project for your weekend since it doesn’t take long. Oh, and this fabric looks like little globes and that is perfect for the Rio Olympics – go Team Canada!!! I saw the Opening Ceremonies yesterday and they were so beautiful. My favourite part about watching the Opening Ceremonies is seeing all uniforms for the different nations. Not only are they unique to each country, but they give a sense of country pride. I love it.…

  • Light Kimono: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Week Thirty One: Kimono

    Kimono for week thirty one of 52 weeks of sewing. This fabric is beautiful. I purchased it during our 2012 trip to Los Angeles. On that trip we went to the Fabric District in Downtown LA – check out the post, it’s full of some tips and tricks. Okay, so back to the tutorial. With this kimono you’ll want to pick a stunning fabric and one that isn’t too plain. The more detail the better since it’s a bit of a show piece. What You…