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Allyson Hill
I told my son that I love him more than my sewing machine, and his jaw dropped in amazement.
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I'm in love with Martha Stewart's Oilcloth Finish by Plaid: "Martha Stewart Crafts® Decoupage Oilcloth can be used on any fabric to make your project shine, for indoor and outdoor use. It dries hard with no tack. It's top-rack dishwasher... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Allyson Hill
Here is my first bag made of suede, no wait my second bag - the first one I made for myself !(I'll show that later) I used to use faux-suede all the time, but the real thing is SO much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Allyson Hill
I have started working with leather and I really love it! It reminds me of working with wood actually. I am never happier than when experimenting with new materials and learning new techniques. The key is having fun, staying relaxed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Allyson Hill
just some everyday photos around my home factory Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at Allyson Hill
I followed a lovely tutorial HERE to make this tote as a gift (Ashley Ann's blog: Under the Sycamore, which I discovered on Pintrest) The recipient loved it! Here are my tips: I found my doilies to be difficult to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at Allyson Hill
Back in college I knew a girl who shared some thoughts about love. She read a book that explained how most people go around life thinking they are only half a circle and must look for their other half to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2012 at Allyson Hill
I know, it may not seem like I did too much to change the color - I was actually hoping it would come out a little darker...but I kinda like the shade, it's still denimy. I used RIT dye in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Allyson Hill
My goal is to try to make one piece of clothing a week, but I guess some weeks even my best efforts will fail. This piece looks great so far on the dressform, but a little dull on me. So... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2012 at Allyson Hill
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Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Allyson Hill
Awesome job! I also love that you did a girl and boy version of the robots. Congratulations, can't wait to see them sewn up into projects!
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2011 on Sneaky Fabric Peeky at i heart linen
This is such a relaxing way to welcome the new season. A simple grapevine wreath can be re-decorated as often as you want, saving the tid bits to build a lovely collection. I have a plastic container that I look... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2011 at Allyson Hill
toughy! they are both interesting in their own way. first instinct would have been the top photo because it is so vibrant.
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I needed a cushion to encourage me to sit in this chair for many, many hours and crunch numbers. If only I had been more organized, who else says that every year? Thank you cushion, you served me well. A... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2010 at Allyson Hill
I am so happy to announce that I will soon have a new nephew! So far, I have 5 nieces and 3 nephews - soon to be 4. I found this teether on Etsy here and made my sister-in-law a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2010 at Allyson Hill
I don't have a birthday party for Micah every year. Some years I let him choose his adventure for the day, traveling to the places he would like to visit. But, this was the year for a party. I thought... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at Allyson Hill
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Mar 15, 2010
TypePad HTML EmailWow Cheryl, I had no idea you had 2 industrials...Or that you had a Juki obsession...Or that you were pregnant. Congratulations on all three!!! I looked up your models and they look amazing, especially the automatic thread trimmer and automatic knee lift, awesome! I may have questions for you so thanks for the offer. I just hope I can get this thing running, my Dad is coming today to help out...
Toggle Commented Sep 28, 2009 on Whoa at Allyson Hill
TypePad HTML EmailHi Mary, Thank you so much for the tip!!! Do you get oil spills often? What kind of industrial do you have? Nice to meet you! -Allyson
Toggle Commented Sep 23, 2009 on Whoa at Allyson Hill