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Lauren
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  • Attleboro, MA
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I am an awesome:
I love to sew, I do bridal and prom alterations, christening gowns, and love to create halloween costumes.
My sewing interests are:
garment, home decor, embroidery
My sewing machine(s):
White/ Husquivana 7700
I am interested in patterns such as:
McCalls mostly but usally I will mix and match patterns

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At 8:36pm on June 21, 2009, suzanne said…
Hi, just commented on the small stitches in the beginning stitching a garment...I agree with you, have ruined many garments doing that especially if the fabric is black.....Suzanne
PS, I'm such a kitty lover too..... >^..^/body>
At 9:41am on May 21, 2009, suzanne said…
Hi Lauren, I used to do alterations in a bridal shop, but the lady retired, so now I just do a few alterations for friends...

I mostly sew for my grandkids and myself, and currently gathering inventory so I can put my things on Etsy.com...

and one of my kitties just loves to see what I'm sewing, she walks in front of my sewing machine and stops so I can pick her up and pet and hold her...no matter what I'm in the middle of, she wants attention...if I don't do that, she will bother me again and again...

Suzanne >^..^/body>
At 2:55pm on February 6, 2009, Larisa said…

thank you for the photos of your cats,gorgeous!!!!
if i could i would have few more. :)

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At 7:39pm on February 5, 2009, Larisa said…
i love cats, but i can have only one, we live in the flat,
this is my Tiffany :)
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At 11:37am on February 5, 2009, Larisa said…
hello Lauren.
do you have photos of your creations?
will be iinteresting to see.
love the kitty, is it yours? i have black cat-Tiffany
larisa
At 7:33pm on August 27, 2008, busybug1 said…
Thank You for joining my purse group..I have been sewing for a very long time and worked in fabric stores for over 25 years and loved it.
But, now I am creating purses and occasionally sew garments for myself.
At 11:56am on August 27, 2008, Carolyn de Leeuw said…
Do you have a whole room to yourself? If so, then you can start slowly. Maybe put things away for now that you don't use often and get them out later when you have figured out where they should go. I am lucky to have a husband who builds things for a living so I have great, custom storage but any kind of storage is better than none. If you are short on money, thrift stores, used furniture stores or garage sales are great places to find old dressers, shelves, etc. Another key to keeping it organized (in my opinion) is regularly going through and getting rid of things you don't use. In my case, that means fabric. I do it about twice a year, probably. Leaves room for more! Anyways, keep us posted (progress and pictures). One of these days I will post pictures of my sewing room. When it is clean...ha ha ha.
At 11:58pm on August 26, 2008, Carolyn de Leeuw said…
Hi Lauren, welcome!

Re your comment on sewing room organization, there are lots of good ideas for fabric organization at the group "Addicted to Fabric". Also, you may have heard this one already, but you can organize a sewing room using the same principles as kitchen design. Think of the main activities (eg, cutting, ironing, sewing machines) and place them in a triangle. Hope that helps!
 
 
 

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