May I ask for a prayer request? My mom, 87, is a colon cancer survivor. I take her back to the oncologist for follow-up appointments regularly. She has to have a blood test done each time, for a CEA tumor marker number. It is supposed to be in the low
I just watched a video of how to make a flat-bottomed zipper bag. It's from Starfish Designs, and I looked at every design and didn't see any that violated any copyright, so I think it is ok to post the link. Here's the video link. https://www.youtu
I lost a friend last evening. It hurts. I knew it was coming, but it was too soon. I know I will see my friend again someday. I also know that this hurt I feel will ease in time. It makes me more thankful for all the people in my life, so a big thank
My pastor and his wife are the proud grandparents of twin girls. I showed his wife my photos of Sue's smockfrock and we cooked up a scheme. I did the embroidery work on my machine at home, and she did the side seams and hems on her machine. Now her gra
I just had to share my treasure--from Sewforless.com. They came last night after being ordered Monday. The colors look like candy to me, and I can't wait to play with them and compare them to my other threads. On the very top of the home page, the
I learned something recently and want to share it. This is a quote from a Facebook group I'm in. I ordered myself two of these, for about $9: " The USB port on your machine is USUALLY soldered right to the motherboard. With use/abuse, that con
Here is the seersucker smockfrock on my granddaughter. She just turned three and this is the large size dress. I originally thought it was too short, but the more I look at the photo, the more I like the length. Wouldn't this be cute with white or blu
I made one of Sue's smockfrocks today and I am enthralled! So easy to pleat and smock. The hardest part--trying to decide if the back shoulder parts go over the front or if it is front over back. This isn't hemmed yet, but look how pretty Sue's smoc
I have gotten on a "kick" of making my own bias tape, and now I've seen bias tape with a picot edge on it. Have any of you made your own bias tape with a decorative edge? If so, Did you just sew it on using a decorative stitch on your sewing machine
I finally did it. After years of owning the pattern, I finally make the Peppermint Swirl dress for my three year old granddaughter. Fabric came from Joann's. I made bias tape for the hem, and sewed it on the front side. I hope she likes it.
When buying designs from a site, does it matter whether the person selling the designs uses a single needle machine or a multiple needle machine? I know that testers are used frequently, so it really shouldn't matter. I have a single needle machine. S
So, I embroidered on a t-shirt today. Usually, I just fold over the extra stabilizer over the back of the design and hand stitch so it will be soft on the inside. But this time, I used a fusible tricot, and the directions said to use medium to high hea
Just want to give a shout out to Tattered Stitches for their phenomenal customer service, as well as their beautiful designs. I had a problem, and less than 24 hours later the problem was solved, even over the weekend. Fantastic!