Now that the kids are back in school and the weather is cooling down, it’s time to think about fall sewing. I am really determined to sew more clothes for myself. One of my biggest issues is not knowing where to start and then getting easily overwhelmed with patterns and fabric choices. This season, I tried to think about it in reverse. If I were going shopping, what would I buy? So I hopped on the Internet and did some shopping! Here’s a few of the looks I came up with.
I am so excited to share the big news! Two More Minutes is now Crosscut Sewing Co. Why the change? Well, it’s a long story but here’s the sort of summed up version.
I started Two More Minutes as a blog in 2013. I posted a variety of recipes, craft projects and sewing tutorials. I was working full time as a web designer and I had a newborn and a 2-year-old, so I was pretty busy. I blogged when I had time. Continue reading
I love making zipper pouches. They are quick and easy to sew and have so many uses! I decided to make a few for my daughter to use since she is heading off to Kindergarten in a few weeks. Continue reading
Wristlet key chains are one of my go to projects when I want a quick gift idea or need to use up some fabric scraps. I have several of these key fobs that I use every day. I like to keep most of my keys separate so I have a different color for each set of keys. This makes it quick to identify which set I need. I often hang them on the door knob so I don’t forget them on my way out! They are also easy to find in my bag.
When Checkers from Cotton + Steel arrived in the shop, I knew I needed to sew something summery up. Checkers is the new basic from Cotton + Steel and it is gorgeous. It is 100% cotton, but it has a slightly different feel and drape than regular quilting cotton. It is also 50” wide so it is perfect for garments. Continue reading