Adrienne's Threads Shops · Reviews

√Brabantia Ironing Board: Solution !!!

Here's the final outcome: my Husband cut two pieces of particle board and put them under each section of legs: This board was NOT supposed to wobble, but it does! I initially put this in another room with a flat floor, and it wobbled. 😦 So, as my Husband needed to store some of his… Continue reading √Brabantia Ironing Board: Solution !!!

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UPDATE: 4/20/2019 – REVIEW: Brabantia Ironing Board

√ 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

Hand Embroidery

Easter Basket Embroidered Cover

'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

Coats & Jackets

McCall’s 9576 Reversible Jacket/Coat Finally Finished!

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!

Adrienne's Threads Shops · Frugal Finds · Home Decor · Sewing and Crafting Business · Uncategorized

YIKES!!!!! Even MORE Sewing Patterns!

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!

Christmas · Uncategorized

A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS 2018

“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

Adrienne's Threads Shops · Frugal Finds · Sewing Machines

Vintage Singer Machine, Amvets Finds, Clear Plastic Hose Covers & Garden Greens… OH MY!!!

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!!!

Adrienne's Threads Shops · eBluejay Store · Sewing and Crafting Business

New Sewing Room On It’s Way!

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!

Adrienne's Threads Shops · Sewing and Crafting Business · Uncategorized

Don’t Quit Your “Day Job!”

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!”

Coats & Jackets

Busy, but Back! McCalls 9576 Coat

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