• Sewing

    Travel Efficiency

    Thank you everyone for your kind words on my tartan scarf. I feel like I am starting to get my groove with weaving and I am really hoping that I will make time to do more in the next few weeks and months. For Christmas this year I had made TJ a shaving kit, as he travels so often and his old one was…..icky. I used a roll of seat belt material that I stitched together to create a wide fabric. Then I made a basic box bag with it, and used waxed canvas for the inside. I changed how it was stitched around the zipper because the standard way…

  • Gifts,  Sewing

    Giveaway Day Winner!

    Thank you everyone for participating in my giveaway! We had 231 entries which made me feel so good. Random.org told me that the winner was comment #69, which is Sasha from Bath, UK! Sasha said: “I think i’d use it to keep my Mama cloth in, in-between uses. I think the bag is really pretty so I wouldn’t feel embarrassed leaving it out in a bathroom!” I will be sending you an email with all the details today Sasha! If you didn’t win but would still like a bag (you guys came up with some seriously good ideas on things to store in them – I think I will make…

  • KSC Designs,  Sewing

    Welcome Penny!

    My wee family extended recently with the addition of a new industrial sewing machine! Penny is a Juki 8700 with some extra gizmos and gadgets. For a long time I have been working away on my little home Singer, but I was really starting to put too much wear and tear on it with the amount of sewing I was doing for my business. I really like that little machine, and I was scared that I was going to blow out the motor. Plus, there were a lot of features that it didn’t have that could really save me a lot of time when I am producing 10 or 15…