First doll dress that Granddaughter, Vivian has helped to make. She clicked the fabric pieces together and she used my sewing machine to stitch the hem. It was a good way for her to get use to using a sewing machine. I put in a zipper rather than use V
Life can change in a second. Last Friday, my dear hubby was suffering from a bad chest cold. He was coughing so deeply. Once, he lost consciousness coughing - he fell on tile floor. Broke his nose, got a big goose egg on his forehead. I took him to t
My Dear Husband and I have been married 42 years today!! He surprised me this morning with this Anniversary gift - a new rolling chair for my craft room!!! Oh my, I may never leave my craft room now!!!
Each year at Thanksgiving, I come up with a surprise craft for us to make for our centerpiece (we go to the same restaurant - they know us now!!!) Here are some pictures of our annual Thanksgiving in Frankenmuth, Michigan. We get together (some from far
Dear Hubby went through his old ties - there are many beautiful (very wide!!) ties he doesn't want anymore. Besides donating them - any ideas on how to re-purpose them? The fabrics are really pretty! I had even thought of doing something with them for
Question for everyone - when did you learn how to sew? I was 12 and made my first dress in Junior High (also known as Middle School). It was a revelation to me - I learned to follow a pattern and to put in a zipper, do arm and neck facings, and hem a ga
I can't quite figure out why I cannot download free items from CinDes Embroidery. I use FireFox - but even tried it in Chrome. Any suggestions? I try downloading and it simply "thinks and thinks". I always used this site a few years ago - but can'
Just to follow through, I met the with sweet lady selling the Brother Duetta 4500D - felt sorry, she has such health issues - the machine is wonderful (hardly used). She said, she was happy it was going to a good home!! Can you relate? I shall have bot
I have an opportunity to try out and buy a Brother Duetta 4500D, with 5 million stitches on it. The lady, who lives 2 hours away is asking $2,200.00 for it. My dealer said, if it stitches, I should grab it up. Are any of you familiar with the Duetta?