New & New To Me

Well, my Brother sewing machine is having a temper tantrum. Unfortunately, one screw on the plate is so stuck that I can't take the plate off to give it a proper cleaning. I did manage (using tweezers) to take out threads that were stuck. The needle started working again, but the machine sucks the fabric … Continue reading New & New To Me

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Last Minute

I recently found out that a co-worker of mine became a grandmother! We've been working different shifts so I had no idea this was happening. So, into my stash I went. I found some cute Winnie the Pooh fabric and some pink fat quarters. I decided it was time for me to use a fun … Continue reading Last Minute

Quilting

A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting

Learning

My last sewing class (until the end of May) was Saturday. We learned how to make a simple stuffed bunny. Simple, but with lots of learning points: making darts, sewing curves, pattern cutting, etc. This bunny was intended for a newborn, so no eyes and I sent the pompom tail incase they wanted to put … Continue reading Learning

Charlotte Part 1

This week I started the center of a new baby blanket. The center is my favorite square of late, Look at What I Made's Charlotte Square. My inspiration for color pattern is the squares made by Jennybugs' (Ravelry name) Charlotte Dream blanket. I chose red, white & blue as my color choices as the parents … Continue reading Charlotte Part 1