3 January, 2011
CarolK4 commented on the article Vintage in Detail: Scallops
I remember making a sleek dress in the late 60s with scallops around the hem and around the neckline. I think it was princess style.
1 January, 2011
CarolK4 commented on the article Last Minute New Year's Sparkle
You found some wonderful stuff. I love the brooches and the belts and the jacket and I always love novel buttons. Have to find the jacket pattern.
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 Win Three Sewing Books + Copies of Stitch Magazine from Interweave!
I thought all the prizes were wonderful. Choosing one item I would say the serger would be nice.
31 December, 2010
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!
Where? We lived in Haiti. My mom, sister and I belonged to a group where the young girls were all learning various needlearts. At home, I was also making my own doll cloths. Mom decided it was time…
29 December, 2010
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 28 Win a Prize Pack from Plaid!
I go to several fashion/craft blogs. My ultimate favorite is The Yarn Harlot. She is good. I love her humour and I always learn something.
I also go to Instructables, and Craft fairly regularly.
27 December, 2010
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger!
Amazon, L.L. Bean, Dharma Trading, Hancocks,and I do research on sites before buying locally.
26 December, 2010
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!
I sew and knit for my family. I limited it to family when I started having children. There are only so many hours in a day… I used to make dolls, bags, tea cozies, etc. for an exquisite little cr…
21 December, 2010
CarolK4 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
For a basic sewing machine with a few pluses I would spend about $400-$600. The most I have spent on a new machine is $1500 plus attachments. While I was in college in 1975 I spent about $300+ on a…