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I am STEEKING!!!
NO, I don't need a shower: , slow but sure. ;-) can't wait to see pics. i so envy your talent! betsey > YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Moving right along!! Sharon shower:> > Lots and lots of pics, I'm not...
8 years ago 4
 
[OT] Downton Abbey
Anyone else here watching? I haven't seen it, but two of my good girlfriends keep telling me I need to watch it. I'll have to see if I can get it on DVD at the rental place (that has a huge selection...
8 years ago 20
 
Totally OT: Sad news
I shall post this both in and Dear Friends, thank you for your good thoughts, prayers and warm wishes towards my mother. Much to my regret I have to say that she passed away on Saturday morning at...
8 years ago 9
 
A really special baby gown pattern
I'm thinking I've tested and discarded dozens of baby clothes patterns. 'Ease' is good if you're a grown up and just want something comfortable. Not so good if you only weigh 8 pounds and the pattern...
8 years ago 3
 
what a great hubby! (and not OT!)
It appears that hubby has felt bad that i did not get the pfaff this past fall. Last night, he offerred to go with me to see the Husqvarna VIking 870 that I did like...and to "perhaps find it a new...
8 years ago 17
 
LITF: toys
Living in the future: I walked through a dollar store yesterday, and in the paper-and-pens department spotted a pair of "school scissors" -- almost lying on a counter; dollar stores get more like dime...
8 years ago 2
 
My Christmas project
finally have all the Christmas stuff boxed up and put away, so I resume working on the kilts tomorrow. Yay! The apron is SOOOO cute!!!!! I cannot get over how grown up Blair is getting! And oh so...
8 years ago 36
 
Tidy Up
Well I have procrastinated long enough I have finished my mornings rub down of statues in the Marble workshop, drunk a whole pot of tea, and read this group. I must begin the big Tidy of the sewing...
8 years ago 14
 
and one more coat
This is for the waitress at a local restaurant who saw my niece wearing her coat. :) The gal hasn't come to pick it up yet. If it's alright with her, I will add pictures of it on her when she comes to...
8 years ago 12
 
a couple more coats
I am turning into the sweater queen. ;) I got a call from my DSIL asking if I could make a coat for a friend of hers in green. I asked her to define green a little more narrowly and she said "Green....
8 years ago 3
 
Wenco Sewing Machine
In the early 1980s I bought a used sewing machine bearing the Wenco name. I'm guessing it was made in the 1950s. I've been searching for a manual for it but haven't even found a reference to Wenco...
8 years ago 2
 
Up to my old tricks
My sewing these days is mostly quilting and I found myself longing to step back into the baby heirloom stitching just for the joy of it. I thought you might benefit from the little tricks I...
8 years ago 22
 
sewing machine totes?
do you use them? worth the cost? any brand preference? i'm starting to sew more (after a looooooooooong absence) and taking some classes--- and trying to decide if i want one, if i will use it, if it...
8 years ago 28
 
serger thread
I admit it, i have a serger. a simplicity one that i bought at least four or five years ago. it's simple, we don't argue. I've kept it threaded with the same beigey/tan color all this time. and now, i...
8 years ago 19
 
Little Girl Patterns
My Granddaughters have both outgrown several garment patterns.........I would be more than happy to share. The sizes vary........some have been cut.......some are new. Let me know, please..........
8 years ago