Good morning everyone out there in the blogisphere! I am feeling like a lost child here. I purposely did not blog, read a blog, or even check my email for the last four days after completing the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I was excited to take a break from the written word, or so I thought. … Continue reading Weekend Progress!
Thirty days ago I signed on to do the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I joined because it said it would create a daily habit, help you create connections and interact with others, and be accountable with motivation. I have sat back today, reflecting long and hard about this challenge, what I had learned, what I had … Continue reading April 30 – Giveaway to Celebrate 30 Days!
Today I arrived for work feeling excited. It has been a long time since I have felt that way. But I knew it was a matter of 9 hours and I would begin my first 'two days off in a row' mini vacation. The hours and minutes were slow but if finally arrived. For the … Continue reading April 25 – The Weekend has started
I have a TWO DAY WEEKEND coming up. I am excited. I usually work til 2 on Saturdays but not this weekend! And I am spending it at the sewing machine! I will not be doing laundry, I will not be cleaning toilets, and no.. no groceries will be bought. This weekend is all about … Continue reading April 24 – Machine Embroidery
Today I was able to correct my mess that I made last weekend with my jacket and the pocket details. After re-cutting the bodice, the pocket facing and the front yoke pieces. The first time I did this I followed the instruction sheet and ended up with a mess. This is how this mess became … Continue reading April 13 – Sewing
We often don't think about our sewing machine needles, they seem to be working, they sew but perhaps you might not be getting the professional results you want. There are several brands to choose from and I am not recommending one brand over another. I certainly have a preference but it may not be yours. … Continue reading April 4 – Sewing Machine Needles
It is day 3 and no, this challenge is not getting any easier. Today I have chosen the scissors shears that lay in my drawer. First off let me say that until today I have always used the words scissors when in actuality I should say shears. The difference is that scissors are 6" and … Continue reading April 3 – Shears
Second day of The Ultimate Blog Challenge brings a post about bobbins and how to store them neatly. I have a spool rack like most people but because I don't have an actual sewing room only a corner in the living room I have a cabinet where most of my stuff is stored. I attached … Continue reading April 2 – Bobbin Loose Threads