and I’m looking at the Husqvarna 835, which has the longer arm which would be nice. Does anyone have one? The other machine I’m considering is the Bernina 330, which also has exactly the stitch I want, an adjustable, single, vertical stitch, blanket-stitch, and both machines are around the same price. I’d love to hear… Read More On the hunt for a new sewing machine
to 2012. The unseasonably cool weather we’ve been having in Victoria has enabled me to spend some time in my studio, and so far in the first 2 weeks I’ve sent 4 quilts off to Margaret to be quilted. Now, they’re not exciting quilts, they’re what I call Utility quilts. Quilts to use everyday, that… Read More A busy start . . .
My biggest problem is actually staying on one project. In February I started designing another quilt based on a block in an antique quilt. While I really do love hand-sewing this particular block will have to be machine appliquéd if I ever want it made. As I don’t have EQ or any Patchwork or Quilting… Read More Too many projects on my list
I’ve been sewing a bit since my last post and last night was 4 til 10, or in my case 6.30 til 10. Normally I only take hand-sewing when I go out, however I took my sewing machine along and pieced one point completely and sewed the strips for another. Now that’s not really much… Read More Red & White Star quilt update
In my last post I mentioned I’d started a new job which was keeping me away from stitching and as it turns out, a lot of things actually. Well as it’s a temp job I’m looking forward to it ending in 2 weeks. This job has meant a lot of commuting, a very messy house… Read More Revitalised, well nearly!