I love making these pouches in quirky fabrics. The more colorful the fabric the cuter the pouch. This is the first time I made the smaller pencil pouch. I think it may be one of my favorites.… Read more
The Featherweight Was Produced For Over 30 Years
I am now the proud owner of a Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine. After going to the quilt show in Santa Clara I became obsessed with having to get one of these machines.… Read more
I have been working at improving my bag making skills. This is the basic bag from The Better Bag Maker by Nicole Mallalieu. She suggests you start here to learn the fundamentals. I found her directions a little hard to follow.… Read more
Linen Skirt – Burda Pattern
Finally, I have completed a cut and sew garment I am happy with. Figuring out my pattern size has been difficult. First I made a muslin which was well worth the extra time and cuts down on the frustration level.… Read more
This is the first garment with my new Bernina Sewing Machine. I purchased discounted fabric to make a sample of the pattern first. The fabric is ok, I think it is a polyester but I am pretty happy with the pattern.… Read more
What should I do with these luscious weaves? Japanese fabrics and colors are hard to pass up. Mix and Match for sure or go pure?
- Stamped by Ellen Luckett Baker for Kokka
- echino ni-co collection by etsuko furuya for Kokka
- Oh Deer!
I think I may be on to something fun, sewing. I love all the cotton print fabrics and while I have not sewn for years it brings back memories of my youth. Weekends sitting behind the sewing machine making something new to wear to school.… Read more