Recently my eldest Son, Jarred, celebrated his 22nd birthday. He and my Daughter, Chantelle, are sharing a flat (apartment) together in the big smoke - Melbourne (the capital city of Victoria in Australia). They had recently bought some new furniture for the loungeroom but didn't have any soft furnishings. So .... what do I do????? Sew of course and soooo it seemed logical to fix that little detail for him. So quilted birthday cushions were born!…Continue
It was exciting to receive these photos from my sister - this darling's granddaughter, Alyssa, in the romper I made her last July. The booties for the outfit are too small...and I'm still awaiting pics of her in the bonnet. Alas, this sweet family is moving to a new house - so the MaMa (niece Gretchen), says she'll try to find it and snap pics...
The how-to's were posted on my blog last July, 2011...…Continue
Now that you have a sewing machine, we need to consider the needles that you may need to use. The manufacturers use a numbering system for their needles. They use a letter to categorize the needles, and fabrics, and are symbolized by the letter.
I just signed up for new craftsy class, Stupendous Stitching, can't wait to start my project!
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I recently came across mention of a new interlining product. I was reading Kat Southern's blog (www.studiokatdesigns.com) about her latest bag design and she mentioned using ByAnnies 'Soft & Stable'. Then I found this video clip and met Annie and saw Soft & Stable for the first time;-…
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By LAURA M. HOLSON
Sewing-machine sales are booming, with sales in the United States expected to top three million in 2012 according to SVP Worldwide, the maker of Singer sewing machines, up from 1.5 million a year more than a decade ago. While some of the craze can be chalked up to the popularity of reality television shows like “Project Runway,” sewing…Continue
I really love to hear about "locals" doing their thing, excelling, following their passions etc... especially when it comes to being creative with needle and thread. This particular story below, is what I consider inspiring. Wanda MacInnes of Annebelle Design Apparel will be opening a shop in Truro, Nova Scotia.
I apologize for not posting for a while; life has been hectic but fun. This project runway inspired design was on my to-do list for a while. I’m very glad I took the time to sit and make it. Here is my review :)