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So to continue my …

#makenine2019 and my Islander Sewing Systems "Jacket Express"! Last week my sewing got off to a rough start! First of all a couple of Fridays ago, I couldn't get home without taking a good run, a few times, at the first of many hills we have ... without success. I abandoned my vehicle on the… Continue reading So to continue my …

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Another Rosie© Bag and the Circle Craft Christmas Market

The holidays are fast approaching and along with organizing and sewing for Designin' December, I have been asked and have decided to make a few Rosie© Bags as gifts.  I have a few cut out and I'll be slipping the finished Bags on here as they get done, so you can have a look at them… Continue reading Another Rosie© Bag and the Circle Craft Christmas Market

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How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

And keep your cats out of your stuff! As you can probably guess, not having a proper sewing room, Simon and Sophie love getting into my stuff!  (I use a small sewing cabinet on wheels, which I love.  It lets me sew in any room or corner of the house!)  Before today, I covered my… Continue reading How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

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Just ONE more sewing machine … a review of the Janome HD3000

I used my Janome 3160QDC (my baby) during my last bag making session.  It worked well with a Jeans needle, but there was an "oh oh" moment when my machine was going through a few particularly thick layers of fabric and fleece and it made a strange "whirring" noise.  I backed off, stopped pushing it so… Continue reading Just ONE more sewing machine … a review of the Janome HD3000

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The Rosie© bag

I've always got my eye out for "the perfect bag".  Even when I bought RTW I stuck to the same couple of perfectly functional bags - wrapped in different materials and styles to change things up. Now that I am making my own, I am attempting to find the perfect bags for myself.  I am… Continue reading The Rosie© bag

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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