1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Dresses, Fabrics, I made it!! 2017, Sergers, Sewing, sewing patterns

… future’s so bright I gotta wear shades!

Seriously, it's been a HOT summer.  No rainfall the whole month of July, not a shower or drizzle.  The temperatures are supposed to get up to 33 C (91.4 F) this week!  It's a good thing I took the opportunity to run outside today and take my blog photos - I think I will be… Continue reading … future’s so bright I gotta wear shades!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Sewing, sewing patterns

I’m still here!

No, I haven't run off to join the circus.  Yes, life has gotten a little busy right now but it's interesting that during all the commotion, I am still dreaming of my sewing projects - past, present and future! What am I (still) working on?  My McCall's M7055.  I am hoping it will look great… Continue reading I’m still here!

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Cardigans, Fabrics, Sewing, sewing patterns

McCall’s “Learn to Sew for Fun”

Perhaps you remember?  I wanted to make a shrug to match this dress... Then my eyes fell on this cardigan.  I couldn't believe my eyes when I opened the pattern envelope and found out it was a circle with sleeves.  I have seen these patterns on Pinterest (for free).  This is going to be easy!… Continue reading McCall’s “Learn to Sew for Fun”

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Craftsy courses, Fabrics, Pants, sewing courses, sewing patterns

In a panic for pants (trousers)!

Hello again!  Here I am!  The real thing! My RTW Fast year is close to ending and I am still filling in the gaps in my handmade wardrobe.  There is still time left to sew up some pants for myself though - I would love to have a pair of black, blue and brown pants… Continue reading In a panic for pants (trousers)!