More Skating Dresses

The first year of sewing I made a LOT of practice dresses for skating. I wrote a lengthy pattern review a long while ago, so I don’t really feel the need to write anything too much, but I thought I would show off my latest. The first is possibly the practice dress from hell.  Everything … More More Skating Dresses

Happiness is…

A return to sewing!  I am happy to report that after the long holiday weekend shipping has resumed and my serger replacement blades have arrived!  Huzzah!  I have ordered two sets so that I won’t have to suffer bladeless should another pin incident occur in the future. Simple things make me happy. So this means … More Happiness is…

Book Reviews: Sergers

Although I have been sewing a lot since Thanksgiving, it has been mostly gift sewing, so I won’t be posting pictures until after the holidays.  So I apologize for the excessive number of book and skating posts of late, but I hope to have at least one more finished object (aside from gift sewing) to post before the end … More Book Reviews: Sergers

Serger Update

Ok, maybe too much too soon, but I love my new machine and I have to show it off. My serger in its new home. Bad news: I am getting sick.  Not fun. Good news: Being sick = staying home and sleeping and spending some extra time with my new toy. I threaded it from … More Serger Update

It’s Here! It’s Here! It’sHereIt’sHereIt’sHere!

The post title is pretty much what I shouted when I opened the door and found this sitting outside: My new serger!!!! Yep, it is official, I have a serger.  This is my big fancy super exciting ultimate sewing purchase I have been waiting for the past week or so.  I have wanted one pretty … More It’s Here! It’s Here! It’sHereIt’sHereIt’sHere!