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Janome S9 Sewing Machine Review

Janome S9 Sewing Machine Review

I am so lucky to be a part of Janome‘s artisan team.   This year, they came out with the latest Skyline model, the S9.  They contacted me and asked me to review it, so of course I said yes and they sent it over.  I knew, based on my experience with both the Skyline(…)

DIY Repurposed Little Sundress

DIY Repurposed Little Sundress

Yesterday my little guy graduated from kindergarten and my 10 year old had her last day of school.  So I guess for us, though it seems super late, it is the start of summer.  Truthfully I am happy for a break but a little nervous too…. So since summer just started for us, it is(…)

Janome S7 Sewing Machine Review

A couple of months ago, Janome contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying out their newest sewing machine, the Skyline S7.  Of course I said yes, and they sent it right over.  Last year, I had the opportunity to try out the previous model, the S5.  You can find my review(…)

DIY Kids Shorts – Pattern Reviews

DIY Kids Shorts – Pattern Reviews

_____________________________________________________________________________ It has been so long since I bought a pattern and just sewed it up, just as written. Sometimes that is just the best kind of sewing for me.  No pattern making, no wracking my brain to come up with the how-to.  Just let someone else do all the hard work and I just(…)

Happenings

Happenings

Hello friends! Time for my “Happenings” again….  How is your summer going? Are you having lots of sewing/crafting time? I wish I could say I was 🙂 So if you are wondering why the posting is slow… well I am having lots of children time. 🙂 Which is good. I have been working on some(…)

How To Avoid A Creative Slump

How To Avoid A Creative Slump

  Creativity.  There are so many ways to be creative.  For me, it is designing clothes and making them.  For you, it might be something else.  Regardless of your method, chances are, if you are reading this post- creativity is important to you. I have realized in the last 5 years how important creativity is(…)

Happenings

Happenings

Hello friends! Time for my “Happenings” again….  Are you in full summer mode yet?  Next week is our last week of school.  I don’t know if I am happy or scared.  A little of both.  I will enjoy the no-pressure mornings but I think I am going to go a bit crazy with all of(…)