Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

The Big Decisions.

The weather today was so changeable, I sat here this morning trying to decide if I should put the laundry on the clothes line... or take photos for my blog.  What should I do?   You might remember last post I was fighting to make my dress pattern work with my fabric and my body.  That… Continue reading The Big Decisions.

Fabrics, Sewing, sewing patterns

So bad I couldn’t give it away!

Hello All!  How's it going? Last week, I blogged about a fabric I love...  this 100% rayon Batik. and a pattern I hate...  McCall's M7080. I'm allowed to hate a pattern, right? I offered to give it away. Guess what... NO TAKERS!  Hundreds of views and not a bite.  You'd think I was trying to… Continue reading So bad I couldn’t give it away!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing patterns, Tops

Almost missed the boat with this one…

  Well, I had plans.  I had plans to use this beautiful fabric (100% rayon Batik) with my Butterick Retro dress pattern B5920.  Unfortunately, I didn't have enough fabric.  No matter how much I measured and twisted and turned the pattern pieces, I just didn't have enough fabric. So I pulled out my second choice.… Continue reading Almost missed the boat with this one…

Sewing, Sewing machines, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Another baby in the family.

A while ago I stopped sewing and blogging long enough to show you my sewing machines, here and here.  Lately we have been spending a bit of time at our parents' place doing some spring cleaning and in the process have found some lovely treasures. Mom let me bring this home to show off to… Continue reading Another baby in the family.

I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Just a bit of practical sewing…

I am sure you have already met my two buddies - Simon (The Grey) and Sophie (The Skittish). As you can see, The Cats pretty much took over our old couch.  So when we purchased a new one, I knew The Cat's old habits would be very difficult to break, but I didn't want my… Continue reading Just a bit of practical sewing…

Sewing, Sewing Challenges

Did a run on the weekend…

so no sewing.  Sad for the no sewing - Happy that I can still do 10 k without having a heart attack! I did post to The Monthly Stitch for their April Challenge though - Flower Power Two Fabrics, so if you have an interest in expanding your sewing community, or are curious, come on… Continue reading Did a run on the weekend…