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Posts Categorized: Home Decor
I’m in full decorating mode for the holidays. You may have seen my inspiration this year–scandinavian simplicity with a bold choice of turquoise, linen, and black.
This weekend (November 30th-December 3rd), Modern Domestic is offering the walking foot on sale for only $149. ONE-FOURTY-NINE you say? This foot is truly priceless. It is able to assist in so many sewing situations: quilting (or anytime you encounter more than 2 layers of fabric), sticky fabrics (leather, oil cloth, vinyl), plaids and strips,… Read more »
Today is Pendleton pillow making day! I have been hoarding my wool since our trip up to Sew Expo last winter and have wanted to make pillows with it all the while. Sewing wool pillows in summer, however, is not my favorite kind of sewing nor decor update for that matter. Now that fall is… Read more »
I have found yet another use for Wash-Away Wonder Tape! I do a lot of home dec sewing – A LOT. One of my favorite home dec projects is making curtains (both shower and window). They are a snap and totally customize your room. When working with windows and baths that are wider than a… Read more »
On our recent trip to NYC, Mere, Lupine and I visited The City Quilter, Meredith’s store that she managed before she moved to Portland. We all picked up some fun fabric that we hadn’t seen locally, and we found this gem that had only a couple of yards left on it. Of course we all… Read more »
One of the new accessories I got a chance to play with at BU was the Spanish Hemstitch attachment. It’s not a foot, instead it screws into the free arm of the machine and works with the #20 (or #20C, depending on your machine). The attachment allows you to join fabric edges at a defined… Read more »
I have REALLY been needing to buy new kitchen towels. You feeling me? I didn’t want to spend a ton, so I went to the Swedish Superstore. I scoured through their ever-changing selection and didn’t find any that I liked. When I swept by their fabric department, I found some striped cotton fabric that I… Read more »
We all have presser feet that we wouldn’t sew without. While I have (what I consider) the perfect assortment of feet for my old-style-using 1008, I had to consider what to re-buy for my new shiny 580. The obvious–#10 Edgestitch, #35 Invisible Zipper, #50 Walking foot. But the first foot I purchased was the Bulky… Read more »
You may have noticed some similarities between these pillows I blogged about…