|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.
|Pattern Review ||9/4/12 12:04 PM|
|McCall's - 6579 Bags |
I chose this pattern for my DIL who wanted a "slouchy type purse with back pack straps". Without being clear on exactly what she wanted, this was the best I could find. I made View D of this pattern.
It is a tote/backpack with both handles and straps. You can snap it on the sides to create t...more...