Sew Many Machines

Seriously guys, I have SEW many sewing machines! (I’d tell you that I’m sorry for the pun, but I’m not.) I currently have no less than 6 sewing machines in my house.   And in the last month I’ve had at least 3 offers from people wanting to give me their vintage machines.  Unfortunately, what with Read More …

Those 1st Sewing Projects

The Houseful of Nicholes is talking about 1st sewing projects on Thread Filled Thursdays this week, so I wanted to go back and share the first couple of sewing projects I shared on the blog.  They were both part of Craft Month 2011, where I crazily decided that I would do a new craft project Read More …

WIP Wednesday – A New Machine

I’ve been a big slacker about getting any sewing done lately, what with the new baby ducks, and my utter laziness. But I do still have something to share with you this week- a brand new (to me) sewing machine. This jewel was my birthday gift from my husband.  It’s about a month after my Read More …

Tenugui by #AnnaInSpain

Anna has made a new accessory and thought (correctly, I might add) that we would all be interested in it. If you’ve ever watched Japanese cartoons, you’ve probably seen women wearing “tenugui”. Guys wear the headband type with slogans, but women wear them when cleaning or gardening, as a head covering plus sweatband plus keeping Read More …

WIP Roundup

It’s been a while since I did a full WIP post, where I actually talked about all of the projects I have going, instead of just the ones I’m actively working on. And with my holiday break coming up, I feel like this is a great time to remind myself you what all I really Read More …

Friday Favorites – Winter Sewing Patterns

It’s the time of year to start thinking about those little holiday sewing projects you’d like to get done. Maybe as a gift, or just for yourself.  So, I’ve gathered up a few of my personal favorite projects that are QUICK, EASY, and FREE. Make an Infinity Scarf Flamingo Toes has an amazing tutorial for Read More …

Waiting for 10AM

If you love quilting, or just hoarding fabric as much as I do, I’m sure you know about the Fat Quarter Shop.  Because of their amazing selection, it’s one of my favorite places to order fabric online. The best part is their Flash Sale page, which gets updated at 10AM every day.  That means I Read More …