I started the year off making another vest for my husband, per his request, he wanted a denim vest. I lined it with burgundy ripstop. Later in the month I began work on Topper’s memory quilt, completed in time for his 10th birthday on February 6th. I also finally opened my Etsy store with the… Continue reading 2022 Year in Review
Category: Sewing Projects
A Year of Vests
In Spring 2021 I started making fisherman-style vests. I had read that they were becoming popular as tech vests. After looking online for one to buy, I decided that I would have better luck making one to my husband’s specifications. Working from home since March 2020, he needed to keep two cell phones, ear buds,… Continue reading A Year of Vests
The Blog is Back!
After taking a break from blogging about our adventures (and misadventures) with our 2015 Roadtrek E-trek, I decided to reinvent my blog with a focus on my other interests, which include sewing, quilting, and scrapbooking, I have included the old blog posts, since RV travel remains very popular (although not for us) and people may still… Continue reading The Blog is Back!
First Etsy Shop Item
Last year I started making fisherman-style vests customized for tech, glasses, and other supplies. In 2021 I completed ten vests, six for my husband, three as gifts, and one currently for sale at my Etsy store (the Railroad Denim Vest pictured below).
Custom Cushion Covers Repurposed
Before selling the E-trek I had removed the custom covers I made to protect the leather from the dogs. They had just been sitting in a drawer and I thought there was enough fabric to make something else. I had recently made a chair cover for my husband’s favorite leather chair, using the following instructions.… Continue reading Custom Cushion Covers Repurposed
The Long, Cold Winter Part 1
After our trip to Boston, our RV dreams were put on hold due to snow, snow, and more snow. It was hard to stay enthusiastic when it seemed like we would never be able to go anywhere in our new Roadtrek. In the meantime, we tackled a few interior issues. Instead of using blankets to… Continue reading The Long, Cold Winter Part 1