I was asked the other day about unfinished projects. Do I start a new project when I have another one that isn't finished? Of course I do! Doesn't everyone?
Life would be so much easier if I did finished every project before starting another. But inevitably something will come up, where a project has to be shelved for a time. Sometimes it is because I need a notion, or (in most cases) interfacing for the next step (I never seem to have the right weight interfacing ever!). Sometimes,…Continue
Added by Susan Ferriola on April 23, 2011 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment
I've been making some super awesome aprons to sell at the store my mom works at, and it's been a lot of fun. I had never made an apron before, but I started from scratch and decided I didn't want to use a pattern.
I have made quite a few, including some awesome ruffly ones. But I saw in a copy of Apronology some awesome aprons made out of old men's button-downs, and I gave those a try. I think everyone should do the same...,. they came out SO CUTE and were actually super easy. And the…Continue
Added by Pagan Reid on April 20, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment
I have a pessimistic personality. How pessimistic you ask? I will use the 'is the glass half full or half empty' illustration. I do not care if it is half full or half empty, it is probably poison, so leave it alone.
My husband, aka the Man, is an optimist, and he sees things differently than I do. And he is always saying, 'it is how you see things, as to what it will be'. It's only taken 26 years, but I see his point. We have a son (aka the Boy). And while he was growing up, he was…Continue
Added by Susan Ferriola on April 20, 2011 at 6:39pm — 12 Comments
Added by Londa Rohlfing on April 18, 2011 at 5:41pm — 4 Comments
Tonight I cut out these pants sans cuffs in some navy blue cotton fabric for summer.
It's been a few months since I have sewn actual garments. I have been so blue over my mom's illness and death that I just didn't have the desire to really delve…Continue
Added by Gloria Allender on April 13, 2011 at 9:26pm — 13 Comments
Added by Susan on April 11, 2011 at 12:01pm — 6 Comments
A walking foot is a mechanism for feeding the fabric through a sewing machine as it is being stitched. It is most useful for sewing heavy materials where needle feed is mechanically inadequate, for spongy or cushioned materials where…Continue
Added by Susan on April 7, 2011 at 6:30am — 7 Comments
Added by Tara Rose on April 5, 2011 at 9:21am — 9 Comments