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Sunday Show and Tell

Yesterday afternoon, after our work week ended, I got a chance to work play with my Bernina and some cloth. I chose muslin as my plan for the day was to create a mock-up of the carrying case I want to make for my Featherweight sewing machine.  As I&#

Friday Finds July 31

This week’s Friday Finds include some awesome tutorials and free patterns.  Many thanks to all the people who wrote these tutorials and patterns choosing to share them freely rather than charge for them.  I appreciate the generous spirit of tho

Life’s Twists and Turns

by Marsha H
It’s been a bit of a trying week for me as I had plans to work on my Featherweight case project, then got side-tracked by a very frustrating process.   I unexpectedly had to produce a PDF file and it took me all one morning to figure out how to

Show and Tell Sunday

What have you been sewing on all weekend?  My plan was to get some paper-piecing done, a special project of paper-piecing.   I’m going to be making a cover for my Featherweight.  It’s not a cover that keeps dust off; it’s a cover, a

Friday Finds, July 24

It’s another wonderful Friday in July.   I hope you get to enjoy lovely weather this weekend!   If it rains, perhaps you can try one of the Finds I’ve included here today OR start on a new quilt using a FREE quilt pattern I’ve found

Tie One On!

Last night my cousin and I made ourselves something to stay cool.   We have both had these cooling collars before; both were store-bought.   While we were at Vermont Country Store we found some for $7.95.  We agreed that this price was lower than whe