Monthly Archives: January 2014

My first overlocker – Brother 1034d

I’ve been hankering after one of these ever since I started sewing.  But they scared me. The nightmare threading for one and coping with their hissy fits. This changed when I did the overlocking course at the Make Lounge (sadly no … Continue reading

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Reflections on last year

Blogging  After years of procrastination I finally got started on my sewing blog. The biggest stumbling block was coming up with a name. After exhausting all the sewing puns under the sun I realised they’d all been taken. In the … Continue reading

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Top 5 of 2013 and goals

2013 has been a productive year. I totted up my home sewn garments and it came to 10 which is good going for me. Last year I made: 1 jacket, 4 tops, 3 dresses/tunics and 2 skirts. Some of these were pre-blog so … Continue reading

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