I love this skirt and even though there was nothing salvaged or secondhand in it, it cost me 15 dollars to make, all told. Fifteen. One five. Awesome.
Tea towels? Kitchen towels? Hand towels? I suppose, being the slightest bit cutesy, they would be tea towels.
I made another one, and if I hadn’t hung on to enough of this fabric to make myself a tote I would have a hard time selling it (which I am. I hope.). I lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve this IKEA “Patricia” fabric.
I lined them with a strange but cool bronzey sort of duochrome taffeta that’s the perfect foil to the gray and mustard.
I’m super proud of this one. I only had to screw up about 5 attempts (poor fabric selection, screwy zippers, wrong sizing) before I turned out a set that not only is the right size for traveling with my stuff but also looks like I could have bought it somewhere expensive.
I don’t have a workshop. In good weather, I have a picnic table in the backyard and a tangle of extension cords. In bad weather, I have a 5×7′ porch, a porchlight and a tangle of extension cords.
I don’t have precision woodworking tools. I don’t even have a table saw. I have an inexpensive miter saw, a downright cheap circular saw, a drill, a brad gun and a palm sander.
Given these limitations I am extremely pleased with my latest project. I turned this:
Let us celebrate the return of photo goodness with photos of something old that I mostly already had pictures of.
This summer I built an outdoor run for my indoor cats.This was unquestionably the most ambitious build I had done yet.