1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Skirts

Let me talk about new toys…

For as long as I can remember, I have been sewing in my invisible zippers with a Singer Zipper foot that fits on my Janome sewing machine (below right).  It bounces around a bit, but it's ok.  A few months ago I purchased this "Unique" brand package.  A plastic Zipper Foot with a variety of shanks… Continue reading Let me talk about new toys…

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns, Skirts

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Speechless

Just Speechless...  Tonight for DESIGNIN' DECEMBER I have the pleasure of introducing the one and only Mads of Life in A "Mads" House.  Mads might have come to her design in a roundabout way but she has made a lovely copy of this designer dress by Elie Saab. AND HER COPY! Mads has definitely got "the look"… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! Speechless

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Skirts

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! I have a new designer to follow!

Elle Gee Makes has posted her DESIGNIN' DECEMBER garment and I have found a new designer to follow! On her blog, Elle Gee Makes has shown us her DESIGNER GARMENT... an adorable top by Alberta Ferretti. AND HER COPY! Neither snow nor rain ... stays Elle Gee Makes from her mission - to find the perfect lace!  And so… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! I have a new designer to follow!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Skirts

DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! First to Cross the Finish Line!

Today, I have the first to cross the finish line in the DESIGNIN' DECEMBER Challenge!  Let me introduce you to Linda of Remake Remodel Recycle! On her blog Linda has showed us her DESIGNER GARMENT ... A collection of floral’s from Milan Fashion Week! AND HER COPY! I am always in awe of "refashions".  I use fabric,… Continue reading DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! First to Cross the Finish Line!

DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, I made it!! 2015, Sewing, Skirts

I have proper photos … and a Give Away!

Perhaps you remember my "Sister's Sewing Projects", so far I have made three skirts.  I have a Mother of the Groom dress half-finished and three other dresses to cut out yet - the Mother of the Groom dress is the most important, obviously! I want to share with you the proper "model" photos of my… Continue reading I have proper photos … and a Give Away!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2015, Sewing, sewing patterns, Skirts, Vintage patterns

The “Snake skin”.

... or "What I did on my summer vacation (Part I)". I managed to get in a bit of sewing while on vacation.  I finished the third skirt of my Sister's Sewing Projects.  I offered to sew up for my sister three skirts and three dresses AND the dress she is going to be wearing to… Continue reading The “Snake skin”.