September : National Sewing Month

September :  National Sewing Month

Happy Tuesday everyone ! Hope you had a great holiday weekend. Today starts my post about National Sewing Month. I come from a family of seamstress- My Mom sewed and my Grandmother sewed and I followed there footprints. Today I am starting with the basic a pillow case- Materials: For one pillowcase: 3/8 yard fabric [...]

Tabitha : a believer

Today's Bible lesson is inspired by my Mom. Take a quick look at Saturday post about sewing and my Mom. Lisa Now in Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which being translated [into Greek] is “Dorcas.” She was full of good works [i.e. benefactions] and of almsgivings [i.e. acts of charity to the [...]

Acorn Quilt Block

Acorn Quilt Block

Happy Friday - my Friends ! Today I am sharing an Acorn quilt block. With the change of weather starting my mind turns to quilting. And this fun little block has tons of possibilities....Lisa Brown fabric stripes for topOrange fabric scraps for acorn body ( or you can make this with fall scraps for a [...]

First tine Embroidery and Cross -stitch

First tine Embroidery and Cross -stitch

The Absolute Beginner’s Guide - Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + Projects by Linda Wyszynski Quarto Publishing Group – Quarry Quarry Books Learning how to embroider and cross stitch has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches everything you need to know about a variety of hand [...]

Sewing Machine Day

Sewing  Machine Day

Today (Jun 13th) is Sewing Machine Day! A sewing machine is a machine used to sew fabricand other materials together with thread. Sewing machines were invented during the first Industrial Revolution to decrease the amount of manual sewing work performed in clothing companies. Since the invention of the first working sewing machine, generally considered to have been the work of Englishman [...]

First Time Sewing with a Serger

First Time Sewing with a Serger

The Absolute Beginner's Guide--Learn By Doing * Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects by Becky Hanson, Beth Ann Baumgartel n First Time Sewing with a Serger, sewing experts Becky Hanson and Beth Baumgartel take you by the hand and teach you everything you need to know to sew with a serger, or overlock machine—a versatile and speedy stitching [...]

Sewing Machine Day * My Story

Today is national Sewing Machine Day ?    Charles Fredrick Wiesenthal, a German-born engineer working in England was awarded the first British patent for a mechanical device to aid the art of sewing, in 1755. His invention consisted of a double pointed needle with an eye at one end. In 1790, the English inventor Thomas Saint invented the first sewing [...]

Thank You * Nancy Zierman

On this Wednesday - this craft post is honors the recently departed Nancy Zieman - the PBS host of Sewing with Nancy. She will be missed by her fans & family. Sewing with Nancy -taught many of us  to be better sewers & quilters and know I will miss her.  So Thank You for sharing [...]