Best Sewing Machine For Beginners: A Buyers Guide

Best Sewing Machine For Beginners: A Buyers Guide

What to consider when buying the best sewing machine for you… The day finally came. My sewing machine, the Kenmore 1560 that I learned to sew on, stopped working. Every time I would start sewing, it would get tangled underneath the needle plate. I changed my...
Making a Tiered Peasant Dress and Pattern Review

Making a Tiered Peasant Dress and Pattern Review

My daughter’s birthday again raised desires of dressmaking (specifically a tiered peasant dress) deep in my soul. She turned 5 years old this year and is maturing faster than she is aging. I wish we could put a load of bricks on her head to keep her from growing...
How To Fix A Sewing Machine: Kenmore 1560

How To Fix A Sewing Machine: Kenmore 1560

In this post I’m going to teach you how to fix a sewing machine (you can read more about my machine here) . I was getting ready to start another project and discovered my Kenmore 1560 sewing machine would operate mechanically, but the light didn’t work....
How To Make A Jumper Dress

How To Make A Jumper Dress

Birthday Jumper Dress My daughter had a birthday recently, so I decided to make a jumper dress for her to wear to her party. We were out shopping the week before the party and she found a dress she liked at a store. Since I wanted to make her dress, it took some...
Making my first quilt

Making my first quilt

Since I started sewing a few months ago I’ve been fascinated by the quilts that show up in my socials. I decided I needed to learn how to make a beautiful quilt, too. So, I bought a book called Quilter’s Academy Vol. 1 – Freshman Year: A...