|Notion Review ||5/23/14 9:11 PM|
|Singer - Adjustable Binding Foot |
The Adjustable Binding Foot was part of the bonus foot package that came with purchasing the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960. It's an unusual foot that is large with 2 different screw set adjustments. There were no written instructions in the manual regarding this foot or it's use and operation.
This ... more...
||Sewing Machine Review
||4/26/14 9:09 AM|
|Singer - 14CG754 |
I can't remember how long I've owned this machine, however it's more than 5 years. This is the same machine as the Pro Finish and the New Scholastic Machine. Singer has a way of re-branding the same machines in different colors and with different accessory packages.
This is a basic 2-3-4 thread m... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/20/14 10:49 AM|
|Butterick - 4986 Misses' Top & Camisole |
This is a pattern I've had in my stash for quite a while wanting to sew. I love the knot detail in the front of this top and think it creates a very flattering shape when worn. I chose a semi-transparent novelty knit from my stash and it was wonderful to work with. I also loved that it was an "of... more...
|Sewing Tip ||2/10/14 5:37 PM|
|Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim |
This is a Picture Tutorial showing how to make your own Ruffled Trim. Follow step by step through a series of photo illustrations how to:
1. cut your fabric
2. finish the edges with a rolled hem to create a lettuce edge
3. run a machine basting stitch down the center of the strip
4. gather in the ... more...
|Pattern Review ||2/10/14 5:38 PM|
|Simplicity - 3790 Misses Knit Tops |
This is the first top I made for myself this year. It's made out of a cotton/lycra jersey in a heathered blue/ivory combo.
I chose Simplicity #3790, version "B" with the sleeve length from view "A". It's a mock wrap top with a dropped waistband. I didn't add the front inset piece as the pattern... more...