Sewing

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

On June 7th I ordered a new sewing machine. One that I had been eyeing for quiet some time, but never had the courage to purchase. Circumstances finally give me the incentive to purchase, but unfortunately it would be several weeks before it would be delivered as they were out of stock thanks to the pandemic. In choosing what type of machine I...

I Made a Jelly-Roll Rug

I Made a Jelly-Roll Rug

I've been sewing ever since I was a child and I have always loved it. Most of my projects are from patterns bought in the store or more recently online as I never had the desire to create my own designs as I never felt I was talented enough to do that. I have sewn everything from baby doll clothes, to baby clothes, to prom dresses and pretty...

Handmade Sewn Easter Baskets

Handmade Sewn Easter Baskets

I found this cute little Easter basket idea from a group on Facebook and knew I wanted to make one for my grandchildren. I ended up making the girls the same size and out of the same material.  However, for my grandson, I made his bigger so he could use it for carrying around his plastic animals that he loves to play with.  I also made his out...

Sewing & Knitting for a New Grandbaby

Sewing & Knitting for a New Grandbaby

As soon as my daughter told me she was expecting again, my mind started running as to all the things I wanted to make either by sewing, knitting or crocheting and I couldn't wait to get started. Of course, I had to wait till I knew if it was a boy or girl before I got too far going.  What did we all do back in the day when we had to actually...