• Custom Work,  KSC Designs,  Sewing

    Bling Holders

    Or more formally: jewelry rolls! A good friend contacted me to ask about making a custom jewelry holder for her. She has some store bought examples with her that each has some features that she liked, along with some problems. I can tell you, I haven’t pondered over a design this hard in a while. I kept waking up in the middle of the night with a new idea or solution to an issue. But after much deliberation, this is what I came up with! (as always, click to see a larger version of the photos) The outside is about the size of a paperback book, with a button and…

  • Custom Work,  KSC Designs,  Sewing

    Sweet Little Lace Knitting Bags

    My friend Becky approached me about making some drawstring bags for her, with a special twist. She wanted to use them for her lace knitting, and she didn’t like that her needles were getting caught up in her projects when they were all in a bag. Her suggestion? Grommets! Each bag has two grommets at the top that you can stick your needle through, so they are on the outside of the bag! (For circulars, of course). Then the needles won’t get all caught up in your lace! (Or any project for that matter) I made two different bags: Light and… dark! These sweet little bags are going to be…

  • Custom Work,  Sewing

    A “Pill Box” Bag

    My friend Stephanie approached me a couple of weeks back with an interesting project. She is currently making the Bee Keepers Quilt, for which there is a video made by the artist, showing you a bit about the construction. Part way through the video, there is this neat little bag. Here are a couple of terrible screenshots from the video: Basically it is a round bag with a drawstring segment to it. Apparently a lot of people were asking her where she got it, but it was from a second hand store and was vintage. So Steph asked me if I could make a version of it for her. It…