Bag Making, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing machines

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

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Bag Making, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, Sewing machines, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Back again! Are you bored with me yet?

That's good, because it looks like I'm only getting started ... seems like I have been bitten by the "bag bug" and have made another.  My sister gave me a box of upholstery fabric (the cat "Sophie" is all mine) and I made my first bag with fabrics from it, my tote bag, which I… Continue reading Back again! Are you bored with me yet?

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, Sewing Challenges

My DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER COPY is done… but…

I haven't got any photos yet.  Sorry!  🙁 I just finished hand sewing and ironing my top and my skirt but I'm not going to have a chance to take photos for a couple of days.  I'm going out of town again.  But I promise as soon as I get back I will take some… Continue reading My DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER COPY is done… but…

Cardigans, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

Hopeful for a new cardi and avoiding some tension problems …

A while ago I purchased two fabrics - both 85% polyester and 15% rayon knits - a Chevron pattern, one a Hunter Green and one a Red.  Just on a whim.  These fabrics spread out are a bit overwhelming for my taste - but they were too beautiful to resist.  I had to figure out what I… Continue reading Hopeful for a new cardi and avoiding some tension problems …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Bag Making, I made it!! 2016, Sewing

No fitting problems last weekend!

Happily you do not have to do much fitting when making a bag for your sister.  A while ago I posted on Instagram this photo - asking "What do you think my next project will be".  There are some clever sewists out there that guessed the answer correctly.  (Sorry, no prize for the winner!) My… Continue reading No fitting problems last weekend!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Coats, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Fabrics, I made it!! 2015, Pants, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, sewing patterns

It’s DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! And I’m So Pleased!

It's done!  And I'm so pleased!  For a while now, I have been eyeballing this outfit from Marina Hoermanseder.  I just had to have it!  Of course, it's not my style to wear short shorts to work, so instead I opted for the longer look of wide pants, or  culottes.  Here's Marina Hoermanseder's ORIGINAL... AND… Continue reading It’s DESIGNIN’ DECEMBER! And I’m So Pleased!