1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Sewjo: Lost and Found

It's a strange thing when you have lost interest in something that you usually love to do.   There was an odd dullness in my life these past few weeks because of the passing of our Wonderful Mother - my Biggest and Most Loving Supporter.  She was someone who constantly asked what was new in… Continue reading Sewjo: Lost and Found

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

The DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2017 WINNERS!

I was so pleased to see so many lovely Designer me-made Copies entered this year!  22 sewists posted on their blogs, 35 on their Instagram accounts, and of those 18 posted on both to increase their chances!  I thank you all for planning and sewing and joining in, and thank you to those who followed… Continue reading The DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2017 WINNERS!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

VOTE for the DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2017 WINNER!

“Why buy when you can make it yourself – better and for less money?” For an incredibly long time I have been disappointed with the choices, quality and sizing of ready-to-wear.  For years now my idea of shopping, online or in the stores, is to browse or fondle and get ideas for what I can… Continue reading VOTE for the DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER 2017 WINNER!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Just want to say Thank you! …

to all the DESIGNIN' DECEMBER CHALLENGERS, SPONSORS and those in the AUDIENCE!   To our CHALLENGERS, some of whom might be here for the first time and some of whom have been here before, I'd like to say thank you for participating and sharing your Designer me-made Copies!  I hope you have enjoyed it as… Continue reading Just want to say Thank you! …

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Designin’ December Challenger #20

I suppose everyone is waiting for fireworks, like me, or watching them or going home after watching them, depending on time zones, so I will be brief.  I have less than 3 hours to midnight here. We have another Designin' December Challenger on the blogs and a new one to me: Creations by Paula on… Continue reading Designin’ December Challenger #20

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts, Tops

My Designer me-made Copy …

Happily, I have managed to get everything finished on time and was only waiting for some nice weather to take photos outside.  This is not a photo of MY weather but the weather in Calgary, Alberta.  I'm so happy we don't have this kind of snow!  We actually have had some pretty good weather here… Continue reading My Designer me-made Copy …