Pearl Cotton & The Hometown Fabric Store

Posted by Susan Liane, The Smuggler's Daughter on 9/19/2015 to Sewing Projects
Ok back to the Japonesque Topů I finished the one I started a couple of weeks ago. I sewed the large because it fit the last time I sewed it. I probably should have used the medium, but oh well, it will work as a lightweight jacket. The pattern calls for hand stitching and I was certain that I would not do that. In fact, I tested out several of the decorative stitches on my Bernina. After testing the stitches, I felt like most of them would have distorted my lightweight fabric too much and I did not feel like adding interfacing. So, in fact, I did go with hand stitching, just a simple running stitch with Pearl Cotton.

National Sewing Month - An Alternative to Yoga

Posted by Susan Liane, The Smuggler's Daughter on 9/1/2015
It is September 2015 and this is National Sewing Month here in the United States of America. National Sewing Month has been around since 1982 and it is a joint effort of the American Sewing Guild and the Sewing & Craft Alliance.
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