1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines, sewing patterns

How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

And keep your cats out of your stuff! As you can probably guess, not having a proper sewing room, Simon and Sophie love getting into my stuff!  (I use a small sewing cabinet on wheels, which I love.  It lets me sew in any room or corner of the house!)  Before today, I covered my… Continue reading How to make a simple sewing machine cover …

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Fabrics, Sewing, Sewing machines, sewing patterns, Singer sewing machines, Tops, Vintage Sewing Machines, VSM

A long drawn out battle with beautiful fabric …

and I'm not quite finished yet! Let me tell you what's up ... I have been searching for a pattern and fabric to make a "replica" of my mother's and aunt's dresses in this photo.  My Aunt was a seamstress back in Europe and she not only sewed for clients but also for herself and… Continue reading A long drawn out battle with beautiful fabric …

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Salvage operations…

After sewing my Motor City Express jacket for possibly the whole of last month, I decided to tackle the small projects lying around next.  Mending, shortening Mr. G.T.'s shirt sleeves from long to elbow length, and salvaging a few garments that I have made but don't wear.  Like many I have had a few Me Mades… Continue reading Salvage operations…

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Still working on my Indie Patterns…

And I am sooo enjoying it!  This time I am using a pattern from Skinny Bitch Curvy  Chick, the Tonic 2 - with a few modifications. I have made the sleeves shorter for the summer and have made the hemline shorter in the front and longer in the back (like a mullet?). I found a… Continue reading Still working on my Indie Patterns…