Latest Sewing Discussions

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Inspiration 11/29
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less. - Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven=C2=AE Life) Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Con...
9 years ago
OT Post holiday thinking
Our thanksgiving was wonderful. Lots of food, lots of fun, lots of family. In preparation for event I made some gluten free pumpkin bread. I like to put some pumpkin butter in it to juice it up a l...
9 years ago
Why is this idiot allowed to post here????
9 years ago 3
OT: Hearing Aids
Hi everyone! I haven't been sewing or posting here much since my new job interfere's with both! I'm in my 60s and shopping for my first pair; I've made an appointment for a visit with an ENT physi...
9 years ago 9
Inspiration 11/27
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. - Chief Seattle (attributed)...
9 years ago
Inspiration 11/26
I post these in several groups and really thought it would be a great one for here. ------- Manage the remarkable balance between acting from your heart and close to your gifts with completing the ob...
9 years ago 5
Help! (a bit OT)
I can't seem to get my new 'puter under control and I'm totally helpless. Nobody I know uses Windows 7 and I am at a loss about various features. I can't seem to delete those brilliant trolls like C...
9 years ago 7
Jacket Fabric
Woohoo!!!! My Jacket fabric just arrived. It's beautiful. Big and splashy and wild. I love it!!! No one will miss my coming. Now I have to let it mellow until the holidays are over. It's going to bu...
9 years ago 3
Interesting Pattern!
I have been poking around looking for a pattern to make my DS a fleece cape. She's way too thin, and consequently cold all the time, and loves the white cape/poncho she has. I'd like to replicate ...
9 years ago 14
Apron Delivered
I gave DSIL her apron yesterday. It didn't fit as well as I would have liked, but she was thrilled with it. I don't have a lot of opportunity to get to her house to measure her and because she is i...
9 years ago 8
I'm Ready to Amputate My Thumbs
This is one of the main reasons I haven't been sewing. For some time thumbs have hurt like crazy. When I talked to the doctor Monday....we decided together that it was a combination. Fir...
9 years ago 12
Trying to make an Emilio Pucci Dress
Hey everyone, Soooo, Let me introduce myself I live in the Fashion Capital of the World, I work in the fashion business, soI'm exposed to beautifull clothes all day long, but I cant actually afford th...
9 years ago 7
today's project
I started working on the bib apron for DSIL. Big paisley to match. It took me an hour to figure out how to do it. It's a little off but not by much. I'm working on it to get the next one better, Bev...
9 years ago 7
I keep Skipping (bad thing!)
I really enjoy sewing and my trusty Singer and I are usually very happy together. Though I am quite experienced I've never sewn Jersey fabic before. I have a lovely new knit dress pattern and have ...
9 years ago 7
[OT] Musical honor
My DGD submitted an audition recording and was informed yesterday that she has been accepted to play (bassoon) in the All Northwest Honor's Orchestra:
9 years ago 16