tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post6356583752930175589..comments2016-05-25T08:56:42.320-05:00Comments on On the Banks of Squaw Creek: How to Make a Fauxby Wrap and Why I’m Never Sewing AgainKatie @ On the Banks of Squaw Creekhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comBlogger20125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-30984964160139570252014-02-15T09:19:10.863-06:002014-02-15T09:19:10.863-06:00Yes, a separate space for it would help immensely....Yes, a separate space for it would help immensely. But, alas, there is no such space. :(Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-40792549172989383522014-02-15T09:16:39.828-06:002014-02-15T09:16:39.828-06:00HEY! Jantina! I know you! Can&#39;t forget such...HEY! Jantina! I know you! Can&#39;t forget such a unique name!<br /><br />And yeah, just don&#39;t even start sewing.Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-65470506499326763692014-02-15T09:15:32.128-06:002014-02-15T09:15:32.128-06:00That WOULD be fun! The lady who cut the fabric at...That WOULD be fun! The lady who cut the fabric at Hobby Lobby suggested the double seam, just in case. :)Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-44894634546847311952014-02-15T09:15:07.293-06:002014-02-15T09:15:07.293-06:00I got one as a wedding gift, and it has been handy...I got one as a wedding gift, and it has been handy, but I&#39;m just not doing it justice. SOME day...Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-10309767367600779382014-02-15T09:14:45.371-06:002014-02-15T09:14:45.371-06:00Thanks. Misery loves company!Thanks. Misery loves company!Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-69301095255795226792014-02-15T09:13:47.872-06:002014-02-15T09:13:47.872-06:00Seriously, I think you need an engineering degree ...Seriously, I think you need an engineering degree to understand patterns!Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-56460471229234560362014-02-15T09:13:16.886-06:002014-02-15T09:13:16.886-06:00I know - tension is so tricky! I don&#39;t know h...I know - tension is so tricky! I don&#39;t know how it works, either!Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-27927338728385719022014-02-15T09:12:54.881-06:002014-02-15T09:12:54.881-06:00Next time, I&#39;ll just have you do it. :)Next time, I&#39;ll just have you do it. :)Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-47824348126868527482014-02-15T09:12:41.692-06:002014-02-15T09:12:41.692-06:00I feel like an amateur now! I&#39;ve never laid f...I feel like an amateur now! I&#39;ve never laid flooring, tiled, glazed windows, or plumbed before!<br /><br />And I think I&#39;ll keep trying to avoid those things. :)Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-34823161913468934382014-02-15T09:11:12.223-06:002014-02-15T09:11:12.223-06:00You are a fantastic seamstress! And I had to fi...You are a fantastic seamstress! <br /><br />And I had to find a model for the fauxby! I know better than to try and sew when my kids are home, so...Katie Olthoffhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11530237661834412493noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-11262520975661457542014-02-13T10:54:56.664-06:002014-02-13T10:54:56.664-06:00I will have to try this! Sewing can definitely be ...I will have to try this! Sewing can definitely be frustrating, but the unique things I can create with it makes me keep plugging away. Cute fabric choice and I am laughing so hard at your selfie…you are too funny ;-) moxiedesignstudiohttp://moxiedesignstudio.wordpress.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-5059197466607798492014-02-12T22:04:53.907-06:002014-02-12T22:04:53.907-06:00You make me laugh Katie! I love the second step t...You make me laugh Katie! I love the second step tip of leaving the fabric folded so you have a line... I use to sew quite a bit but I don&#39;t get my sewing machine out very much besides to fix pants and shirts when the pile gets high! I&#39;m hoping that when I get our porch organized the way I want it that I&#39;ll have the sewing machine set up all the time, rather than having to putting Valhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15680253490735705479noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-43090242648173758392014-02-12T13:40:52.304-06:002014-02-12T13:40:52.304-06:00Love your honesty! I was just starting to believe...Love your honesty! I was just starting to believe I should give sewing a try but you reminded me that there are some things that maybe I just shouldn&#39;t :) Jantinahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/03160637658065511277noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-85514758663446985422014-02-12T13:38:49.145-06:002014-02-12T13:38:49.145-06:00I am about at the ability you are except have no s...I am about at the ability you are except have no sewing machine. I really want to get one so my daughter and I can learn together. I think that would be fun. I am thinking if I made the moby...my friend wouldn&#39;t be my friend any more cause the baby might have ended up on the floor!! Have a great day! Karenhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/02695624226675320352noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-82903534614055965182014-02-12T13:32:48.559-06:002014-02-12T13:32:48.559-06:00Well, I think it looks awesome and heh, I&#39;d lo...Well, I think it looks awesome and heh, I&#39;d love to have a sewing machine but I haven&#39;t touched one since high school.Jennahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16160413605764020137noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-53450287399703789432014-02-11T19:19:07.427-06:002014-02-11T19:19:07.427-06:00The title of this post made me LOL. I, too, have h...The title of this post made me LOL. I, too, have had DIY projects that turned out as expensive or more than paying someone else for it. And now that I think about it... a few involved a sewing machine. Feel your pain!Annapoladyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/01774014824759593567noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-89335723960093022352014-02-11T15:51:18.298-06:002014-02-11T15:51:18.298-06:00Sewing is the same for me, Katie. I can make some...Sewing is the same for me, Katie. I can make some functional items, but my seams aren&#39;t usually pretty and I have a terrible time understanding sewing pattern instructions!Audra Thedehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17586740170222477241noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-29868538835103407072014-02-11T13:30:19.790-06:002014-02-11T13:30:19.790-06:00This made me laugh because I so DESPERATELY want t...This made me laugh because I so DESPERATELY want to sew...but haven&#39;t really had (or rather, taken) the time to learn. I can get all set up, but like you I have no idea about tension because I tried a few burp cloths when I was pregnant and they went all warped because it was too taught?! I dunno.... I buy most of my homemade/sewn items!Sarah [NurseLovesFarmer.com]http://www.blogger.com/profile/14849302601878434231noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-7780972490832958912014-02-11T13:11:21.081-06:002014-02-11T13:11:21.081-06:00It was a knit! That takes even more knowledge, spe...It was a knit! That takes even more knowledge, special needles, and practice runs. Pat yourself on the back, you did well. daciabhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11356199358977183051noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-2857161791109887176.post-3929917171695029382014-02-11T12:56:11.651-06:002014-02-11T12:56:11.651-06:00I feel your pain. Some sewing projects are just li...I feel your pain. Some sewing projects are just like that; it&#39;s like your machine and the fabric are conspiring against you. <br /><br />I hate laying flooring. HATE. IT. It&#39;s the one project that never goes right. I had to redo the tile in my bathroom four times and I&#39;m going to just tear it up and put something else in when I&#39;m ready to face it again. I have peel and stick tilesJessicahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17897718251146316249noreply@blogger.com