Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Lesson in Sewing Machines, Threads, Machine Needles or Three The Hard Way

yeah. so the title says it all. I was 12 years old when I began sewing on a sewing machine. While I was growing up I always watched my mother and grandmother while they sewed. They made the most fabulous … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Blues – or Finding *The One*

Awesome! I found others who struggle with the same thing that I do!  Er, not that it is awesome that we struggle, but that we have issues with sewing heavy items! I have a project that I am currently working … Continue reading

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a moment of silence for my friend…

Renata Salvador died today. She was going to be 49 on October 18, 2010. She had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer… and it didn’t take long after that til she took her last breath… Her laughter and sunny-smiling disposition … Continue reading

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well… the days are not so warm anymore…

I try to do my messiest work outdoors. Being the climate in Michigan is rather cold in October, I am trying to take advantage of the warmth when it is here by deconstructing denim jeans in the carport. When I … Continue reading

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