√ UPDATE: My husband came home after work yesterday and somehow adjusted the wobbling problem for me: the result is doable. It isn't perfect; but it is enough of a fix to barely notice the subtle movement remaining, now. He's wonderful! 🙂 I ordered a C size board from Walmart online, because it touted that… Continue reading UPDATE: 4/20/2019 – REVIEW: Brabantia Ironing Board
'The life of Christ was but a continuous cross." - St. Paul of the Cross This is our Easter Basket cover we use when we go to Church to have our Easter Goodies Blessed: My daughter hand embroidered this for us several years ago. It was her first embroidered work, and I will cherish it as… Continue reading Easter Basket Embroidered Cover
YES! It took a while since my initial post here... because I was otherwise occupied and didn't get around to finishing it until yesterday!!! Below is a shot of stitching the pocket lining to the coat: That was the, "teaser".... And now,... presenting: "TA-DA!!!": Washable in cold water; hang dry. I tug a little… Continue reading McCall’s 9576 Reversible Jacket/Coat Finally Finished!
Coming soon to my ebluejay store this week beginning Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. I've tossed a lot of really bad patterns that I sorted out from an estate haul. The good ones will be posted up periodically over the next 7-10 days. Just a tiny sample above. I've been on Etsy, eBay, eBid, eCrater with… Continue reading YIKES!!!!! Even MORE Sewing Patterns!
“The giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic His giving, by grace, through faith, and this is not of ourselves.” ― St. Nicholas of Myra Freddie and I will be going to Traditional Latin Mass tomorrow morning at the SSPX chapel. Family coming tonight and tomorrow visiting others. "Peace… Continue reading A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS 2018
I did buy this great running sewing machine at a local lawn sale, (the original matching flat bed is in the garage being spruced up a bit) and although I do not NEED any more machines (and after giving quite a few away!) I just loved the machine and couldn't resist. It was worth the… Continue reading Vintage Singer Machine, Amvets Finds, Clear Plastic Hose Covers & Garden Greens… OH MY!!!
It's been a while since I posted, because my Wonderful Husband has been working on remodeling my other sewing room. I chose a lavender/lilac color that is close to the color of my childhood room (if memory serves.). It's very cool and relaxing, which makes it a joy for me to create and sew. The… Continue reading New Sewing Room On It’s Way!
It happens: you open a business, you try to get it off the ground, and WHAM! Everybody needs something: The Boss; The Family; The Dog; You name it... sometimes in life, things just get to be overwhelming and all things creative come to a screeching (and I hope a temporary) halt. It happens. PLAN A: 'Look for… Continue reading Don’t Quit Your “Day Job!”
Haven't found much time to blog with some family travel and sewing, but I'm making a better time schedule (yeah, right...) so I can balance (sure...) my efforts better. (HAHAHA!). I'm replacing my old, lost light/dark green reversible winter fleece coat with a new one using one side charcoal grey and the reverse side a… Continue reading Busy, but Back! McCalls 9576 Coat
I switched to eBluejay and am happy with it. Read this review from a prominent and trusted seller. There are negative reviews about ALL the selling platforms on any marketplace; but eBluejay gets a bad and undeserved slam. Enjoy these 2 videos & links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w19HybvgHqQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_aWb2O4UrM https://randydreammaker.blogspot.com/2016/04/bonanzacom-vs-ebluejaycom-seller.html