Tag Archives: Finish It Up Friday

May 2014/April-May 2015 Sewing: A [really imperfect] Table Runner

Last May, I decided that our table runner needed some help. I had brought it home as a souvenir of our amazing trip to Greece in 2008. I loved the ribbon embroidery on it and using it brought back all … Continue reading

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2014/2015 Sewing: Mark’s Doll is Finished (AT LAST!!)

I started the doll head in July, creepy alien eyes, part way through needle felting the wool ball that is the head’s base.  (See this post about Ellie’s doll for more about making the head.) sewed the clothes in July, … Continue reading

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Finish Up Friday: 2015 Edition, Update #2 – FIVE Shades of Grey (gray?)!

In an effort to redeem a lovely color from the exploitation and awfulness being perpetuated under its banner, this week, I present to you, “Five Shades of Grey.” (As, always, my debate is “gray” or “grey”?) What I accomplished this … Continue reading

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Finish Up Friday: 2015 Edition, Update #1 – I accomplished a few things! (Plus – THIS COLD!!)

Of course, I didn’t work on the dining room shades this week (did anyone really think that I would?) but I did sew a few other things. What I accomplished this week: I fixed my black tank top.  The strap … Continue reading

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Finish Up Friday: 2015 Edition – Look! Ellie’s Doll Has Hair!

In January/February 2014, I had a very productive two months as I held my “list of shame” up for public view, keeping you updated as to how I was doing with all my unfinished sewing projects. I had good intentions … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Update #7 – The Living Room Blinds (sort of)

I have one sort-of, close enough finish to report today.  I finished our living room Roman shades back in November 2012.  Sadly, I made a pretty fatal design flaw, which resulted in some ugly sun fading.  Plus the adhesive on … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday – Update #6 – Mark’s Quilt! Hooray!

After a three-week break (because I had nothing to report), I’m happy to announce two finishes today! 1. I finally finished Mark’s birthday quilt, only 2 months late! I sewed the last of the binding down this morning. I’ll do … Continue reading

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