It is just after midnight in the UK. Today in Wales we are permitted to travel more than 5 miles and let another group/person into your home. Our younger daughter is coming with her daughters. The girls have spent the last few days phoning saying how e
Throughout lockdown the market has been on every Wednesday selling food. Today was the first time that 'other' stalls were present. Right outside my front door the usual shoe stall wasn't there but there was a stall selling the most beautiful coloure
Finally got round to having some fun with the embroidery machine. Made two tea towels for daughters birthday. I don't usually give household presents for birthdays but being in lockdown makes it more difficult and these are great designs from EL which
Over the past few weeks there have been some posts from people who have just acquired a embroidery machine or thinking about buying one. So what suggestions would you have for someone who is about to buy their first embroidery machine?
Spent the day sewing but it was a repair. So instead of having fun with my embroidery machine I have been hand sewing a zip in a super large sleeping bag. Seems there is always something in the way of using the machine. How has your day gone or going?
Well my bit of the UK - Wales is still under lockdown but easing off is starting... My Bernina 807 which I have had for over 40 years hasbeen objecting to scrubs sewing. Today I rang my dealer to get the number on his answer phone so I could send a messa
Another pair of scrubs. The fabric is being donated and I wore my sunglasses to sew them. Instead of adding a label that was hidden I have decided that we aught to be proud of what we are making so I have embroidered a label at the back of the neck and
The town I live in is busy producing PPE for various different local establishments. The following have been made and distributed, over 300 face shields, over 200 soft face-masks and over 50 pairs of scrubs, along with scrub hats and laundry bags...more
A few weeks ago there was a thread about items that we have mislaid. Well over the past weeks during time being at home I have found the missing front door key and my hairdryer. I have also found the small box of needles that I try to keep by my embroid
Scrubs set 1 ready for the off. At the last count there are about 70-80 sets required. A great group have been assembled and are provided with fabric donated by the fabric shop in town. Our front room has become a cutting room with husband busy cutting
Thank you very much to those of you who gave me information about free scrubs patterns when I asked a few days ago. I took sewmoms advice and have bought a (pdf) pattern that fits many sizes. This is the first time I have used a pdf and its interesting