Canvas pet toy bins with classic boat-tote styling

I have a love for tote bags. I'd say especially tote bags made with canvas. And I wanted to translate this affection for a utilitarian, elegantly-simple, classic staple into something for pets and the home. Being a fan of classic design, classic boat-tote styling is a big inspiration to me, and I incorporated this aesthetic into the canvas… Continue reading Canvas pet toy bins with classic boat-tote styling

Handmade Christmas gifts 2015

quick and cool grocery tote

Clockwise from large picture on left: Great Big Tote, Home and Away Cable Cozy, Quick and Cool Grocery Tote, Zippy Wallet For this year's Christmas presents, I wanted to do some sewing, something that fit each recipient's personal style and interests. Both my parents and my husband's parents like to travel, so for the guys… Continue reading Handmade Christmas gifts 2015

Divided fabric basket for knitting supplies

divided basket with wool and canvas

I sewed this divided basket to keep in-progress knitting projects tidy and portable. It's a natural cotton canvas body with a herringbone wool pocket and cotton liner. I'm so happy with this neutral and classic combination of colors and textures. I wish I had lined the pocket in front -- the knitting needles poke through the… Continue reading Divided fabric basket for knitting supplies

Divided organizing basket for hair accessories

hair accessories organizing basket

While researching ways to store and organize my knitting supplies and in-progress projects, I came across one particular pattern many times…like, over and over. It's a divided basket sewing pattern by Anna at Noodlehead and it appears to be taking the fabric basket world by storm. It has great proportions and a clean, crisp look to… Continue reading Divided organizing basket for hair accessories