Embroidery Trial #1

After getting my new sewing machine and while going through my to-do list of projects, I remembered one that I’ve had fabric in a box for… for maybe 6 to 8 years. Eek! It’s been on hold for so long as it requires creating my own pattern, and I haven’t entirely designed said pattern yet. [...]

March 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

Chicken Mitts

In July of ’09, we rented Coraline from Netflix, and it was definitely a fun movie. When we first met Coraline’s “Other Mother,” aside her creepy button-eyes, the thing that stuck out to us the most was the pair of funny/cute chicken oven mitts she had in her kitchen. Jason thought they were great, and [...]

February 13, 2011 | 3 Comments

My New Bernina 350!

At long last, I once again have a sewing machine to call my own! Picking it up, I was so excited I could hardly stand it; and so, appropriately, a few hours afterwards we went out of town for a long weekend. Such is life. ;) But, you can bet I had a mental list [...]

December 5, 2010 | 2 Comments