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New sewing machine

It’s been over one month since I got a new sewing machine now. It’s a Janome 1600QPC, semi-industrial machine which only do straight stitches and that’s it! 748 more words



I’ve been introduced to a new technical term:  SABLE, which means “Stash Accumulation Beyond Life Expectancy.”  While that’s tongue-in-cheek for most quilters (and also probably true for most quilters) it hits home a little harder when you’ve got a chronic illness.   132 more words

Get to Know Our Team: All About BobbieMae

BobbieMae Ball

Lead Seamstress

Having worked at The Sewing Room for over 14 years, BobbieMae’s eye for detail can hardly be matched by any seamstress in the Quad Cities!  341 more words

Custom Draperies

Moving On to Room Two of Three

We are in the process of renovating three rooms in our home.  The children’s old playroom on the main floor has become my new sewing room.   870 more words

Face-off: Critic-vs-Mentor

Picture this: An angel mentor on my right shoulder and a devil mentor on my left side. Both of them are coaching me toward their net, encouraging me to shoot the puck. 542 more words


Living Room Design Board: Metallic for the Holidays

Tis the season for metallic accents!  This trend is taking off and can be seen in many stylish homes, furniture stores and design galleries.

Whether it’s a… 181 more words

Custom Draperies

My Quilting Room

Remember back in October when I spent a week cleaning and organizing my sewing space?  Here’s a picture to refresh your memory.

So after starting work on my new block of the month Jacobean Bouquet©  which begins next month, this is what it looks like now.  75 more words

New Quilt Projects