3 year update: JUKI MO-654DE Serger/Overlocker review

UPDATE 2018:  I STILL use this as my only serger and I still love it :)  There hasn't been anything bad to report, and even more now after using it for 3 years I recommend it! It's the only one on my table and gets used almost daily. ORIGINAL POST: Jan 2015: This will be [...]

2018-11-28T18:17:41+00:00October 27th, 2018|Reviews|

Sprout Patterns

The printing, taping and cutting out of patterns is undoubtedly the most boring step of using digital patterns, right?  I just want to get to the fabric, sewing and wearing!! That's why I was excited to hear about Sprout Patterns, a division of the fabric printing company, Spoonflower. They print the pattern in your specified [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:15+00:00December 18th, 2015|Guides, Reviews|

Homestead blog hop with Birch Fabrics

  The lovely Birch Fabrics is releasing some new prints 'Homestead by Emily Isabella'  AND they are giving some fabric away so look toward the bottom of the post to win :) They kindly let me try some of the gray sheep organic interlock fabric so I made my 2 latest!!  The slant seam hoodie and [...]

2017-04-19T08:13:22+00:00September 24th, 2015|Reviews|

Janome HD-1000 vs. Janome HD-3000

I recently needed to purchase a new sewing machine so I looked on Amazon like usual.  I was looking for a really basic mechanical sewing machine. I don't need the electronic settings or embroidery options. I ordered the Singer heavy duty to try first because it's so cheap.  Not surprising, I hated it and sent it [...]

2018-11-28T18:20:01+00:00January 9th, 2015|Reviews|