Bag Making, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, Fabrics, Indie sewing patterns, Lányos Handmade, Sewing, sewing patterns, The Calgary Stampede

I’m back!!!

Did you miss me? It seems just a little while ago I packed my bag and my travel buddy, Jerry the Minion, and left my sewing machine behind. I did have a couple of weeks off there - it went by so fast. I had a blast! I made a few new friends on my… Continue reading I’m back!!!

The Calgary Stampede, Uncategorized, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

THE Biggest Grandstand Show in Canada!

Let me explain, in case you missed my IG feed ... I headed back to the Calgary Stampede for my summer vacation! I was in such awe of THE Biggest Sewing Room in Canada when I saw it in August of 2014 at the Calgary Stampede, I just knew I would have to return to see THE… Continue reading THE Biggest Grandstand Show in Canada!

Sewing, The Calgary Stampede

🎷 Summertime … and the livin’ is easy … 🎺

The Great Ella Fitzgerald sung that song.  Such talent.  It sprang into mind as I sat there looking at the dozing cats ... and beautiful sunshine and flowers this afternoon ... as I pondered what to pack. Yes, "Nice dress!  Thanks, I made it!!" and Jerry the Minion are off on another adventure! This time… Continue reading 🎷 Summertime … and the livin’ is easy … 🎺

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!