1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Sergers, Sewing Books

Question and Answer Period!

A Blog Buddy has asked what settings I use on my Janome My Lock 334 serger for a rolled hem, since we have the same machine, and since she does not have the manual for her machine. Well to start, I have a selection of reference books, my next favourite thing to buy besides fabric… Continue reading Question and Answer Period!

I made it!! 2013, Sergers, Sewing, Sewing machines

My babies….

I thought I would take a break from my sewing this lovely long Easter weekend to show you my babies, both Janomes just by co-incidence. I did not buy them together and at the time I was looking for each I wanted the best and most reliable I could get in my budget.  I read… Continue reading My babies….

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, I made it!! 2014, Pants, Sewing, Tops

Diving into knits! Part Two

Back on schedule again!  Perhaps some of you remember my other "Diving into knits"  post? I have been using McCall's 4261. I sewed up my red T shirt, it was such an easy pattern to put together, but I think now it might be too nice to workout in! Now on to my blue yoga… Continue reading Diving into knits! Part Two

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, I made it!! 2014, Sewing

My first “up cycle”?

My sister's co-worker is traveling to Mexico very soon to avoid our rainy winter - the rain just goes on and on and on...  She asked my sister if I would be willing to sew her "tankini" for her before she leaves.  Sure, I love a new project! What we have here is her tankini top… Continue reading My first “up cycle”?

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Activewear, I made it!! 2014, Pants, Sewing, Tops, Vintage patterns

Next? Diving into knits!

Last time I sewed anything with a knit fabric I was in grade 10. (That was a long, long time ago!) It was a heavy 100% polyester knit and it was solid pink! Very cool indeed! I made a t-shirt style top and hipster pants, almost a perfect match for this McCalls 3280. Can you… Continue reading Next? Diving into knits!