|Pattern Review ||4/8/14 6:26 PM|
|McCall's - M4817 6 great looks, 1 easy pattern |
Very easy, very versatile. Mix and match fabrics and add your own embellishments. I made View F with the back bodice of View C. This is size 4.
This has good, clear instructions which should make it easy for any beginner to sew this sundress. The bodice is fully lined with a zipper in the bac...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/5/14 5:04 PM|
|McCall's - 5538 |
This was a pattern I picked just to have a mid-winter project to work on during the holidays, and it was on sale along with the fleece. Pattern + fleece and notions = under $20!
This is a simple pattern, and if you use a nice quality fleece it is quick and easy to sew. There are j...more...
||Sewing Machine Review
||12/21/13 7:30 PM|
|Singer - 301 |
What I like about this machine: It is a FABULOUS stitcher. It runs fast and smooth (It is hands down the fastest machine I've used so far). It always starts without hesitation and it never jams, skips stitches or stalls. Just absolute perfection in straight stitching.
I seem to like every vi...more...
|Sewing Machine Review ||1/2/13 11:52 AM|
|Baby Lock - BL3408 |
I am reviewing this machine as a user of mechanical vintage sewing machines so my opinions will reflect my personal sewing experiences. I am not used to modern machines with all the bells and whistles so while this machine is great for my needs, it may not be for everyone.
What I like about this m...more...
|Pattern Review ||11/25/12 2:26 PM|
|Vogue Patterns - V8139 Handbags |
I enjoy making bags and am always looking for cute patterns. I found this pattern in new condition at a thrift store for .55 so of course I couldn't pass it up.
I made View A which is a lined bag with an inside pocket, contrasting corners and flap with magnetic closure and self straps.