As I was writing and photographing content for this post, a YouTube video by Sew Daily Network popped up in my feed with buttonholes as the topic! More about that later in the post. Unrelated to today’s topic: read to the end of the post and tell me what you think of the newest Christian… Read More Basic Sewing Concept: Buttonhole Paraphernalia
Please accept my apology for not staring at my old button sew-on foot long enough. Here’s an edit to the last post, where I compare the new Bernina Button Sew-On Foot and my old one — both #18. A couple of days after uploading the previous post, something nagged at me. I went back and… Read More Chatty Post: Button Sew-On Foot (Modified Info); New Robe; Sewing Man Hammie; Florence Henderson Mullet.
If your sewing machine brand offers a variety of specialty presser feet, try and find a button sewing foot. Fair warning: it’s not a necessary accessory to have but it is fun to use and yes, for the hand-sewing haters it’s useful. Fair, fair warning: someone has come up with a trick (hack?) to sew… Read More Sew On a Button By Machine: Bernina Foot #18
Hi all! Well, almost like Gucci’s. Here’s my ode to a high fashion look that I occasionally become obsessed with. This time it’s a weirdly attractive set of short jammies that is photographed on the model as if she’s ready to step out in public. Well, below is my version. Heh. The entire look is… Read More PJ Bottoms Like Gucci’s
Oh, hey! Look! I’m finally giving the Eyelet Embroidery Set a try for refreshing the sewing muse. Do you have this tool or something similar, and have you used it yet? Or, have you successfully used other means of creating eyelets (different from the small metal grommets) by rigging your machine in some way? It… Read More Eyelet Embroidery Set Sees Light of Day
Excuse my rant, friends. I should be allowed to do that in the age of Covid-19 and stay home orders. What I will not do is name these businesses because they, too, are dealing with the Covid effect; I do want them to be successful even though as a customer and consumer of the products… Read More Unsatisfactory Sewing Products