Monthly Archives: June 2007

hey diddle diddle baby quilt

I’ve never done quilting before and I don’t know anyone who currently does it, so I basically applied my knitting knowledge to fabric.. keeping the ends flat so the piece lays flat (by ironing), stitching the squares in strips instead … Continue reading

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photographic evidence..

Photographic evidence that I can use my sewing machine! There are some minor things I want to touch up.. for example I want to hem the bottom of the yellow ribbon… I had to stop because I kept breaking needles, … Continue reading

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i can sew!

I suppose it goes with out saying that this past week sucked. I ate like crap, I feel like crap, not to mention that.. well.. Father’s Day… need I say more? All and all, I am handling things pretty well.. … Continue reading

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it’s over..

Dad passed away at 2:00 am on Saturday, June 9, 2007. Closed services to immediate friends and family only. Viewing will be 1 day & funeral the next. Contact family for details.

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on second thought, maybe I need a new machine…

After talking with Mum about my old sewing machine.. I am a little discouraged. I remember now that the tension knob/peg never seemed to be in sync and it broke needles like crazy when it wasn’t set properly, she’s lost … Continue reading

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sewing for dummies

As mentioned in my previous post.. I am really into costume design and I am finally taking my first steps to begin. I bought Sewing for Dummies. Don’t laugh… seriously! It sounds like a decent book and since I don’t … Continue reading

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costume recreation

Have I ever mentioned that my grandmother is a well known seamstress for wedding dresses and costume recreations? She has since retired but I suddenly find myself wishing I had learned to sew from her when she was able to … Continue reading

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makings for the baby #2

Sergey and I are still planing to have a baby some time in the not so distant future (ideally before I reach 30).. so I began my second project for my future child. I haven’t done any Crocheting in quite … Continue reading

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