Quilted Sunglasses Case

One thing that always a problem is keeping my sunglasses scratch free.  I often have used drawstring bags, or quilted ones where the glasses slide in one end.  Those are easy to make, but the problem is the glasses will not stay inside.  They end up either sticking out the end,  or coming out altogether …

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Port Softies for Chemotherapy Patients

This project was a collaboration of several people in my local quilt club.  It was inspired by my friend and fellow quilter, Nancy Fish, and her need for a cushion to cover her port from the seat belt while riding in a car.  She found a quilted cover online, and the group began to make …

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Sewing Chatelaine

This chatelaine is so easy to make with grosgrain ribbon, a couple of rings, a bit of stitch witchery and an afternoon of fun sewing. I took a little longer with mine because I like to embellish things.  I actually made this a long time ago, but now I have a blog to share it.  …

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More Sewing Goodies

Now that I have the Sewing Kit finished, I had fabric left. Those scraps were begging to be used for more matching accessories, so I made a few more quickie projects. The needle book is made like a tiny quilt, folded over, with a wool felt 'page' to keep the needles on. It has a …

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Sewing Kit, part 2

Getting back to this kit, I figured out what I needed to do.  I had to pin the base all around to one layer of Timtex to hold it tight while I added the pockets, thread holding elastic, and scissor holding elastic with clear vinyl point guards.  I sewed through only one layer of Timtex …

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Sewing Kit

Looking over the supply list for a class I am going to take, it had a lot of little things that could easily get lost in a big bag.  Things like marking pencils, seam measure, seam ripper, thimble, thread snips, and well you get the idea.   I remembered I had a pattern for a sewing …

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2014 Ultimate Blog Link Party

Welcome to From My Carolina Home!    I am participating in The Ultimate Blog Party, so this post covers what my blog is all about.   I am a quilter, crafter, sewing enthusiast, wool worker, stamper, gardener, hiker, reader, photographer, and I like to cook.  I am a longtime foodie, with a kitchen full of …

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