Monthly Archives: April 2011

Its all about the thread

Further to my troubles handling my Bernette 009DCC coverstitch  machine a couple of weeks ago, I had a lesson at the Bernina shop and last night decided to give it a try at home where the magic of the showroom … Continue reading

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Fabric down-under

I haven’t had much sewing time recently but have been rearranging my sewing space including boxes, bundles and bags of fabrics.  This has led me to think about sewing down under and comparing what I read on sewing blogs about … Continue reading

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That damned coverstitch machine

I love my Bernette 009DCC coverstitch machine and I have used it plenty. I bought it last year to complement my serger and sewing machine and it is wonderful for hemming.  For anything else, well not so much. You see, … Continue reading

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My wardrobe is empty

I have been living in the same collection of summer tanks and tees, jeans and shorts for months and now the warm weather has fled I have virtually nothing to wear.  The summer stuff isn’t warm enough, is worn out … Continue reading

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