1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sergers, Sewing, sewing patterns

… future’s so bright I gotta wear shades!

Seriously, it's been a HOT summer.  No rainfall the whole month of July, not a shower or drizzle.  The temperatures are supposed to get up to 33 C (91.4 F) this week!  It's a good thing I took the opportunity to run outside today and take my blog photos - I think I will be… Continue reading … future’s so bright I gotta wear shades!

Sergers, Sewing, Sewing machines, Sewing rooms, The Calgary Stampede

THE Biggest Sewing Room in Canada!

So what DID I do on my summer vacation? I was overjoyed to be allowed behind the locked doors of the Calgary Stampede Sewing Room! With two costume designers and over a dozen volunteer staff, the Calgary Stampede Sewing Room builds costumes and does fittings for The Young Canadians, who for over 50 years have… Continue reading THE Biggest Sewing Room in Canada!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Sergers, Sewing Books

Question and Answer Period!

A Blog Buddy has asked what settings I use on my Janome My Lock 334 serger for a rolled hem, since we have the same machine, and since she does not have the manual for her machine. Well to start, I have a selection of reference books, my next favourite thing to buy besides fabric… Continue reading Question and Answer Period!

I made it!! 2013, Sergers, Sewing, Sewing machines

My babies….

I thought I would take a break from my sewing this lovely long Easter weekend to show you my babies, both Janomes just by co-incidence. I did not buy them together and at the time I was looking for each I wanted the best and most reliable I could get in my budget.  I read… Continue reading My babies….