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Jacket sewing is hard work! :-P And a question on jacket hemming.

Can’t please me! It’s scary or it’s hard work! Sheesh, any other complaints, Imogheena???

Actually I have a question to the more seasoned jacket-sewers out there. 552 more words


It’s been a busy summer, but it is time I got back to writing about what is going on here at Golden Needles.  Our classes are going strong!   126 more words

Our Sewing Classes

How long have I been sewing?

I have been sewing for a long time. My mom sewed, my grandmothers sewed as well, but not as much as my mom. Mom had the tiniest little sewing machine, a Singer Featherweight that my brother owns today. 444 more words

Barbie Doll

Sewing Part 1

I have always wanted to learn how to sew. I tried to learn on various occasions, but due to one thing or another I gave up before I could even reliably thread the machine. 450 more words

Learning To Sew

Vintage pattern pledge: late but doing it anyway!

I’m joining in the Vintage Pattern Pledge, for the same reason A Stitching Odyssey created the pledge – I love collecting vintage patterns, (mostly from the local op-shops here) but don’t use many of them. 1,052 more words

School Holiday Time - Learning to Sew

It’s the beginning of the long summer holiday from school for Ruby (4) and my stepson Callum (12). While he is old enough to entertain himself  423 more words

Entertaining Children

My Method for Learning to Sew

I’ve fallen into a bit of a routine or a system for acquiring new sewing skills and sewing confidence. While I’ve sewn a few specific patterns that I’m not likely to repeat a million times over, I’ve been mostly concentrating on picking a particular kind of garment and then sewing it multiple times (and sometimes trying a couple of different patterns) until I get to a place where I’m really happy with what I produce. 903 more words