Sunday, March 6, 2016

DID YOU KNOW.....SEWING TIP


SOME WAYS TO CLEAN LINT WITH:

1. A scrap of stretch velvet

2. Swiffer duster

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5. Silicone basting brushImage result for silicone basting brush
6. Stencil paint brushImage result for stencil paint brush 7. Machine brushImage result for sewing machine brush


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8. rubbing alcohol & cotton swab



Monday, February 29, 2016

DID YOU KNOW....SEWING TIPS!!!

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DID YOU KNOW that an insulated, soft-sided cooler can be used for transporting a sewing machine.  The cooler is padded and sometimes have extra pockets for sewing notions. Be sure to your measure machine before buying one.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

How to Walk in Heels like a pro and minimize the pain







I figure that this would be a good video. I cringe every time I see someone walking in heels like a new born calf.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

MCCALL'S 6744





Pattern Description: Pull over dress with elasticized waist.

Pattern Sizing: Large

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I liked the whole pattern, nothing to dislike.

Fabric Used: polyester knit

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I did not use a narrow a narrow hem for the neck and arm holes. I decided to use the fashion fabric to make bias binding.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes

Conclusion:  This pattern was very simple and easy to make.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

SIMPLICITY 1059

I love this vintage style!

Misses' Jiffy Dress and Sash or Scarf      
  

Pattern Description:
Misses' dress and sash/scarf.
Pattern Sizing:
Size 16
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow?
Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
There wasn't anything that I disliked about the pattern. I liked the ease of the pattern.
Fabric Used:
Cotton
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I had altered the pattern in the waist for my measurements.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes

Conclusion: I will definitely make this one in a maxi.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

MY PATTERN HAUL

This weekend I bought some patterns that I cannot wait to make. Fall is around the corner, and although I don't do too much sewing for cold weather due to geographical location, I am still excited.



M7186, Misses' Dresses
M7186
M7196, Misses' Tops and Tunics
M7196
M7191, Misses' Tops
M7191
M7206, Men's Shirts
M7206


B6243, Misses' Jacket and Dress
B6243

B6256, Misses' Jacket and Skirt
B6256

B6242, Misses' Dress
B6242

M7185, Misses' Dresses
M7185



B6259, Misses' Jacket, Skirt and Belt
B6259