8 November, 2013
breona commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway
Know when to stop and have a sandwich! It’s so easy to get going and want to finish something but pushing yourself too far is when the mistakes happen.
27 December, 2012
breona commented on the article Comment to Win "PUSH Stitchery: 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Stitched Art"
Hard to choose one . . . Emily Kam Kngwarray.
2 January, 2012
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
I do all my sewing with Gutermann thread, so all of my anticipated 2012 projects (chair cushions, skirts, a swim suit) will be with Gutermann.
30 December, 2011
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 - Win The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! 5 Winners!
I’m looking forward to chair cushions using fabric I purchased in Kenya while volunteering there recently, making myself a new swimsuit for the summer season based on the “Alison” pattern and makin…
19 December, 2011
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 - Win $100 Gift Certificate from BritexFabrics.com!
I love making summer dresses. They are often easy, quick and flattering. Simple styles are a perfect canvas for experimentation with fabrics and details, as well as learning new skills. And they ar…
16 December, 2011
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 15 - Win Pendleton Fabric!
One of my early projects in wool was a sage/grey wool pant suit for my senior project in high school on the history of women’s suits. I’m in my early thirties now, but I still wear it to job interv…
31 December, 2009
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I find inspiration while shopping in local boutiques. There are often clothes I see that I could create myself. I’m inspired by the costuming in classic movies. I also like to look at the dresses w…
22 December, 2009
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a 24 month $936 subscription to Ponoko to 'click to make'
The question is what wouldn’t I make? I’ve been thinking of projects that require a laser cutter for months. How about a laser-cut felt skirt? Or an intricate table that just couldn’t be created w…
10 December, 2009
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win Lena Corwin's PRINTNG BY HAND, fabric samples from Lena's line and Field Notes notebooks to print on.
I would print the curtains I’ve had in my head for a while with sea creatures at the bottom—sea weed, octopus, odd looking fish, etc. They would match my embroidered sea-creature couch pillows!
2 December, 2009
breona commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a SINGER® CONFIDENCE™ 7467 Sewing Machine
I’ve had my Viking since 2002 (7 years). It was a graduation present from my grandma. I’m the first owner, but it was a floor model before I got it. A great machine!