Category Archives: 1200D Serger

Best Kept Secret on Your Sewing Machine (and Serger)!

Psst! Pass it On! Have you ever had silk charmeuse and chiffon slither away from you, oblivious of the feed dog traction, or struggled to sew a bulky denim or wool seam or quilt? There is a little known option … Continue reading

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WINTER SEWING…..WITH FLEECE PART 2

Our thanks to Celine for this post (see Vie Janome) and for translation software which made my task possible …..only 1 year of High School French way back when I was 13 years old does not enable me to translate … Continue reading

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WINTER SEWING ……WITH FLEECE PART 1

Fleece is a wonderful thing……just perfect for our winters……and our book give-away this month (entries MUST be in by Sat 31st to be eligible for the draw next week) is bang on topic. Thought I would share our French Educator, … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART 4: COOL SUMMER DRESSES

Wendy & Brenda at HAUS OF STITCHES in Humboldt, SK highly recommended this pattern so I bought it last year during the SK Stitches Conference. Brenda had made View B in a thickish black knit fabric like a Ponte and … Continue reading

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SUMMER SEWING PART3: WINTER NIGHTGOWN

Yes, yes, I know I am hardly likely to wear this during the summer! Seems a bit of an oxymoron…… It was summer sewing even if it was almost torture trying it on for fitting. However, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW AND YOU COULD WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK!!

YES….THIS BOOK COULD BE YOURS…..read on We have a number of different books to give away over the coming months.  The give-away this month (August 2014) is one copy of the book reviewed in this blog post. All you need … Continue reading

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ADDING INCENTIVE TO SEW GARMENTS FOR YOURSELF??

  Do you sew garments for yourself? Sometimes? Always? Never? Only when the mood grabs you? I find that I am sewing about 50/50 garments & quilting  – in my personal capacity at home. At work I do whatever is … Continue reading

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SERGER TECHNIQUE: MAKING LACE WITH YOUR SERGER

I received something in the mail from Betty Chalker of Tuscaloosa, Alabama quite some time back. Thank you, Betty. She sent me a very friendly letter with a couple of pics of SERGER LACE. It was quite interesting to receive … Continue reading

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IRENE’S SWING JACKET……ANOTHER SPIN ON THE SAME PATTERN

You might remember seeing the lovely swing jacket that our Langley Vacuum & Sewing customer, Irene, made recently? I featured it in a recent blog post. Click this link to revisit that blog post. Irene used Peggy Sager’s Silhouette pattern: Nina’s top. … Continue reading

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CreativFestival Almost Here!

Just one more week before the CreativFestival begins! A two day feast for the senses. Its for every kind of crafter.  An inspiring event to check out the latest and greatest and be around like minded people. My mom still comments, … Continue reading

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