Hi! I am finally back at it. I edited this video early last week and have been wanting to write up a post about it ever since. I am editing The Next Book, creating projects that are on the super top secret side, and moving into our apartment. It has been great, and also somewhatContinue reading “Gather Your Sew-plies Sew Along Part 2”
When sewing on the go, it is necessary to have a project bag. This bag, for me, serves a function. It serves as a place to embroidery reminders, occurrences, important dates, I love a project bag! It should be -just- big enough for a project, and a few choice supplies. The Gather your Sew-plies purseContinue reading “Gathering, an introspection.”
OK. I am committed to blogging more often than I have in the recent past. I have so many projects I am progressing forward. I love every moment. This is very exciting. But, honestly, I don’t have the ability to work as quickly as I used to. I have a video in process related toContinue reading “My hopes versus my ability.”
Welcome to Melly’s Breast Cancer Awareness month!
Above you see a quilt sandwich, a scissor pocket and two tabs which will hold the strap in place. We will be making a quilt sandwich that is big enough to cut all of these pieces, in addition to a thimble pocket. The pattern in Quilting Arts Holiday magazine states to cut your quilt sandwichContinue reading “Let the Sew-along begin.”
This is a weekly online sew-along based on the Quilting Arts Holiday 2014-2015 gifts article that Melanie Testa wrote. The purse is named, Gather your Sew-plies, which is a small reversed styled backpack, containing a pocket for your scissors. This bag makes moving around your studio and keeping track of small items like a thimble and scissors easy. Join us.
I am happy to have published in the Quilting Arts Holiday gifts issue, which showcases my Gather your Sew-plies purse. This sewing purse is the Bee Knees, if you ask me. These purses were designed with movement in mind. The bag itself embraces a reverse pack pack styling, so, it sits at the front of your body,Continue reading “Gather your Sew-plies, Quilting Arts Holiday edition.”
So here is the story. I have been quiet on the home front of cancer. I don’t know how to frame a discussion about my experience last year, all I know is I am just beginning to land and unwind, and integrate what I have learned from being ill. But at the same time IContinue reading “Artist+Clothing=Adorn?”
I have been having so much fun sewing. A few of you have said you would join me in a Sew Along. I have been looking for non-Japanese and FREE patterns. Dixie DIY is a GREAT web site and she has several patterns to download. Here is the link to the free NanoContinue reading “Sew Along, Podcast and fun.”
A few of you have said you would like to have a sew along, well? I think I have found a book (for myself). Remember you can sew anything you want along with us. If you want to tackle a Japanese Pattern, I bet it will be easier in a group, we could help eachContinue reading “Almost every pattern”