Leather Grommet Bag

It’s not every day that I chop into a leather coat.  In fact, I don’t remember ever sewing with leather before.  But my bravery was rewarded last week with a new short jacket and a big chunk of red leather.  I think I was more excited about what I could do with the part I…

Faux Suede and Fleece Scarf

I have a hard time deciding what to do with the fabric left over after I’ve made a project.  I hate to throw it away, but often there’s either not enough to make anything else, or there’s nothing else I want to use it for.  In this case, the scraps practically told me what they…

Faux Suede and Fleece Jacket

I don’t sew a lot of clothing for myself.  I just find it too frustrating to put in the kind of time and funding that it takes to make something to wear, only to have it turn out badly.  Sometimes I get good results, but the stakes are just too high to take the gamble. …