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Updated view of my sewing space

Today I’d like to share with you an updated view of my sewing space.  As I mentioned in my Highlights of 2014 post, I’ve been slowly working on setting up a permanent sewing studio in my apartment, and I think I’m at the point where it’s just about done.   918 more words


And The Next Generation Of Artisans

Grandson Da Bones, I call him that because when he was around two anytime he’d spill something, hurt himself, etc he’d tell me, “My bones made me do it!” During my November visit to them, he kept saying he wanted to learn how to sew and knit. 400 more words


Mood's Free Sewing Class!

I am a huge fan of Project Runway. Every season of Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars and even Project Runway Threads, I’ve watched them all! 166 more words


Dyeing Vintage Lace DIY

As you may have noticed in some of my previous posts (here and here) I have a habit of collecting pieces of vintage and antique lace when I spot it in charity shops, or at car boot sales. 435 more words

Bright Colours

Farm Kids Quilt (2)

Repost from –> August 31, 2011 (edited)
My Farm-Kids Quilt is finished
How I quilt a quilt on my regular sewing machine

August 31, 2011 –> I finished my farm-boy & sunbonnet sue quilt today. 423 more words


Machine stitching the New Hexagon Millefiore quilt, tutorial part one: for those of us who hand sew at the speed of a turtle

You can’t help but drool over all the eye candy that is happening in the New Hexagon Millefiore Quilt-Along.  The Facebook group has more than 1600 people!   567 more words


One piece Barbie dress, prep work required

I found this little nugget on Pinterest for a woman’s dress and immediately saw the genius in being able to use the simple pattern to sew dresses for Barbies. 317 more words