Tag Archive for sewing

Bomber Style Hunting Caps For Old Duffers

Old Fart In A Hunting Cap With Flaps

I’m a great believer in the spirit of American enterprise. And I am convinced that there could be a modest income making “Made in America” bomber style hunting caps. Hunting hats made with real fur and produced by a small home-based sewing business. It could be an opportunity for a homesteading stay at home mom.…

Mending Pillowcases

Sewing Corner

I love old-fashioned cotton pillow cases or embroidered pillow slips with hand crocheted edging. Strange as it may sound, I actually look forward to washing and ironing homemade pillow cases. There’s not another type of laundry that I’d rather hang on the clothesline or watch flap and blow in the wind. My favorite set of…

A Tip For Sewing Buttons On Hand Knits

Top Down Raglan Sleeve Sweater

I love to knit and spend between 1 – 4 hours most days knitting. You might wonder how anyone could make or find that kind of time to knit. The answer is easy. I’m a knitting fool. I have knitting projects stashed near every chair in my home and if I know that I’m going…

A Work In Progress

A Work In Progress

The blocks for a scrappy Ohio Star quilt are beginning to be set. I have a couple of more quilt tops to finish before serious spring arrives. For the sake of time and to insure that the quilts will be finished by the fall, the tops will be sent out to be long arm machine…

Treadle Sewing Machine Advice

Singer Model 66 Treadle Sewing Machine

You love to sew. Or perhaps you are looking for a sensible off grid sewing machine and think you’d like to buy a treadle sewing machine but don’t know where to start or what to look for? Maybe you are worried that all treadle sewing machines are expensive antiques and you can’t afford one? Or…