1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, Bag Making, Fabrics, I made it!! 2019, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, sewing machine feet, sewing patterns

Sewing with Cork Fabric!

I've been busy making another bag for my friend. I call it The Gemma© Bag! My friend told me what style of bag she liked and very nicely let me go with the flow! She had her choice of Cork Fabrics and chose these two beauties. When it comes to choosing Cork Fabric, I learned… Continue reading Sewing with Cork Fabric!

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Just ONE more sewing machine … a review of the Janome HD3000

I used my Janome 3160QDC (my baby) during my last bag making session.  It worked well with a Jeans needle, but there was an "oh oh" moment when my machine was going through a few particularly thick layers of fabric and fleece and it made a strange "whirring" noise.  I backed off, stopped pushing it so… Continue reading Just ONE more sewing machine … a review of the Janome HD3000

Bag Making, Fabrics, I made it!! 2018, Sewing, sewing machine feet, Sewing machines

The Rosie© bag

I've always got my eye out for "the perfect bag".  Even when I bought RTW I stuck to the same couple of perfectly functional bags - wrapped in different materials and styles to change things up. Now that I am making my own, I am attempting to find the perfect bags for myself.  I am… Continue reading The Rosie© bag

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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….