Tag Archives: Sewing

All about not sewing

My sewing room is dusty.  I look in through the door from time to time as I walk past.  You see, the kids have been sick.  Twice.  Each.  Hubby has been sick on and off for over a month and … Continue reading

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Princess cloaks

I haven’t had a lot of time for sewing recently but did manage to whip up a couple of hooded cloaks for two little folk.  They chose their fabric from my pile of shiny stuff all of which I have … Continue reading

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BurdaStyle 09/2010/135 fly zipper

Oh my.  Wow.  I have done my first ever pants zipper fly and you know what?  It isn’t half bad. I’m sure that in a-few-pairs-of-pants time I’ll be embarrassed by my lack of skill, but for now it will do … Continue reading

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New Look 6160 and others

Description: an easy straight leg pant with elastic back and tie front, to be worn about 1″ below the waist. Sizing & fabric used: I cut out a size 12 When finished did it look like the picture on the … 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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