Yes, I have one that is not immediately apparent. Years ago, I gave away some legit sewing room items, including the sewing machine cabinet and a folding cutting table to make room for guests. To date, I have not bought replacements for reasons I still can’t pinpoint; maybe I don’t want to go to the… Read More Hidden Sewing Areas
A pile of books make excellent extensions of a sewing machine bed! #sewingspacehack #sewingspace … Read More Sewing Space: Books as Makeshift Extension Table for Your Sewing Machine
“Always sewing” are two words on this blog header which I aspire to; sadly it is not happening in real life. Below I give you 10 (there are more but let 10 suffice at this time) things which cause a sort of “sewing atrophy” in myself. Morbid word – “atrophy”, but it fits what I’m writing about. Does… Read More “Always Sewing” – Not
Congratulations to winners of the pattern bundles, and thanks to everyone who put in a comment. It was not just a giveaway but a fun conversation. If you did not see that post, check it out. The winners: Bundle 1: CurvyCosplay Bundle 2: Lisa (Stitch It Again) Bundle 3: Sue W. Bundle 4: Wendy Bundle… Read More Pattern Bundle Winners!
Recently I confronted my pattern hoarding, I mean collecting instincts in the interest of de-cluttering and beautifying the sewing room. The collection is now getting out of hand and I am streamlining in the spirit of reduce and recycle. Le sewing room needs to be less chaotic; and I, er, watched Hoarding: Buried Alive on TV this week. If you’re procrastinating with… Read More Sewing Pattern Collection Downsize and Giveaway
Here’s the thing about New Year resolutions: making just one every few years, no more than that, is a possible way to success. At least it was for me. I’ve said this before – er, many times – but it bears repeating that my 2010 resolution to refrain from buying ready to wear and making… Read More Sewing Room Chronicles: The Beginning