3 05, 2016

Sewing in America

By | May 3rd, 2016|sewing|1 Comment

  There's a new Sewing in America survey online, and they would LOVE your help in better understanding our community! It takes about 5-7 minutes to complete (I just did it!) and is really straight forward. For your time, they have the cute pattern below available for free, and the chance to win a $500 [...]

23 07, 2012

Busy Days (and nights!)

By | July 23rd, 2012|sewing|8 Comments

Hey there! I've been working hard to meet commitments, and find myself leaving notes for the morning. If I don't, I forget and keep on sewing with a super linty machine! Thank goodness my machine is easy to clean. I love it! I'll catch up with you soon -- Amy

18 07, 2012

Pressing Matters

By | July 18th, 2012|sewing|14 Comments

There are times when I skip the pressing, but usually I go through all the motions for the best possible outcome. Starch is still a favorite tool for crisp fabric, and great points! This is a pile of fabric waiting to be cut, after starching. I've streamlined my process when pressing to one side, so [...]

26 06, 2012

Messy Moment

By | June 26th, 2012|sewing|23 Comments

Hi there! I feel like I haven't been here at all - how are you?  I've been trying to keep up with my kids and all the fun of summer, and squeeze in sewing time, when I can. Yesterday, I pulled everything out and had a massive mess! The kind of mess that makes it [...]

12 01, 2012

Starch Much?

By | January 12th, 2012|sewing|30 Comments

I've mentioned starch before, but never devoted a post to it.  Lately I've used lots of starch, and noticed different starches when picking up a can (or three!).  So I decided to collect, use, and share my opinions. Brands represented: Faultless, Niagara, and Best Press Why take the time to use starch? I love the [...]

15 12, 2011

Catching Up!

By | December 15th, 2011|Inspiration, sewing|23 Comments

Hi there!  I can hardly believe how much of the week has already gotten by me!  I hope you have enjoyed visiting the Giveaway Day posts - I found a few to enter myself too!  Good luck - I hope you win somewhere! I've been sewing up a storm, which I'll have to share with [...]