Vintage pencil case

…or how I love experimenting with hand stitching. Well, not so much experimenting as combining hand stitching and machine stitching. I must say that I’m pretty fond of a result, even though this vintage-y fabric isn’t usually my type of favorite prints. That being said, I love the overall effect. I think it all comes…

Dark side of sewing

…or how I need my “me” time + rage issues. Two hours later and it's done! This time the process went much faster! I feel so accomplished! #tote #bag #project #finished #success #creative #creativity #project #floral #flowery #printed A post shared by Creating Magic (@creatingmagic4) on Sep 24, 2016 at 8:08am PDT Today after lunch…

Little Missuz

…or how I can’t stop sewing! Yup, I did it again and I’m sorry, but I’m not sorry! Sewing is what keeps me going, what makes me happy and what makes me positively focus on my longer term goals! So what’s new on my list? This little cat! She was supposed to be a pin…

Bye bye Etsy

… or how nothing is a perfect option for everyone. Let’s face it: Etsy’s a magnificent site for all of us creative people, from all walks of interests, and I will never dispute that fact. But likewise, Etsy isn’t ideal for everyone, and there comes a point where you need to just stop, observe and…

So, I’ve cheated

…or how I stopped feeling guilty for wanting to feel good! I just can’t not sew. Ok? I can’t. I can put the wool and other yarns to a safe place and wait until winter, but fabric? No way. No. The desire is much too strong, and the possibilities of creating something out of a…

Drowning in fabric

This is what happens when I’m a fabric hoarder and my friends are enablers!

Impatient fingers…

…or how I can’t start sewing until I get a proper job! It was a promise I gave to myself and my parents, that I will withhold from any type of sewing or knitting until I have my own financial means of providing for fabric and yarn. That’s a huge motivation for me to become…