1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Coats, Denim, DESIGNIN' DENIM, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

It’s finally finished!

Part of my #makenine 2019 Challenge is this pattern, Islander Sewing Systems Jacket Express. I have made this pattern before here. This time though, I was determined not to make the same mistake again. (Putting the buttons and buttonholes on the wrong sides - seriously!!!!) If you would like to read and see the photos… Continue reading It’s finally finished!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, DESIGNIN' DECEMBER, Dresses, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

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

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

I apologize for not posting sooner.  I did continue working on my Sister's shirt/jacket during the last week, the final chapter of my Sister's Sewing Projects, although I am sure she will eventually think of something else for me to do!  I am using Simplicity 5455, a pattern from 2003.  I started it here using two wonderful fabrics,… Continue reading Finishing that friggin’ UFO … (Part 2)

Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2016, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns, Vintage patterns

It’s Done! Well almost…

My sister will be happy, another garment has been (almost) finished in what I'm calling my Sister's Sewing Projects. This one is a vintage pattern from 1978, Simplicity 8510. It must be a favourite of my sister’s for her to keep it safe all this time. The fabric is a similar beige as in the pattern… Continue reading It’s Done! Well almost…