27 December, 2011
faaimao commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
I have a dedicated sewing room but it is also houses my treadmill….AND my goal for this New Year is to definitely do more of both (sewing and running).
25 October, 2011
faaimao commented on the project “BERNINA Halloween 2011”
These costumes (and your grandkids, too) are so precious! Wonderful job!
faaimao favorited the project “BERNINA Halloween 2011”
24 October, 2011
faaimao commented on the article BERNINA Halloween Costume Competition: Time to Vote!
Hmm. Thought it was just me. Uploaded mine yesterday late afternoon (West Coast time) and unfortunately didn’t see mine either. Hoping it wasn’t something I did wrong while attempting to upload.
faaimao added the project BERNINA Halloween 2011 - Belinda Boo Costume
My little Miss Belinda as Boo (from Monsters Inc.) for Halloween.
30 June, 2011
7 April, 2010
faaimao commented on the article What Makes A Sewing Book Great? Tell Us and Be Entered to Win!
A book that I not only find useful for sewing techniques but is ABSOLUTELY entertaining is: Modern Dressmaking Made Easy by Mary Brooks Pickens, 1949. (I am a bit of an vintage sewing/designing bo…
31 March, 2010
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29 March, 2010
faaimao favorited the project the purple pinafore
faaimao favorited the project the pistachio green dress
28 March, 2010
27 March, 2010
25 March, 2010
faaimao commented on the project Mirror Image Reversible two tone apron
Beautiful execution. It’s really lovely!
24 March, 2010
faaimao favorited the project Pocket full of Posey's two tone apron
faaimao commented on the project Pocket full of Posey's two tone apron
This is absolutely adorable! It turned out great!
faaimao added the project Calliope Garden (Two Tone) Apron
This is my version of the Two Tone Sewing Republic Apron. I added a halter top but left off the pockets since I didn’t want to make it busier looking (than it already is). I used a black seersuck…
14 January, 2010
faaimao added the project Discarded to Divine Gown/Cocktail Dress
Take the discarded clothing and create wearable works of art and exquisite home decor to be auctioned to raise funds to help the poor and homeless in an event called Discarded To Divine.
29 December, 2009
faaimao commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a Rowenta® Pressure Iron & Steamer!
I use the iron constantly when I am working on projects. Every seam, dart, etc needs to be pressed open. One feature I wish I had is a reservoir since mine needs refilling every hour or so…..my…
faaimao commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I get my inspiration from numerous places: Burdastyle (ofcourse!), books like “Dress Design” by Hillhouse & Mansfield from 40’s & 50’s, Sears catalogs from the 50’s, etc. I also read through curre…
9 December, 2009
faaimao 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 cute little doodles on fabric for making clothes for my little guy. (He’s one year old)
2 December, 2009
faaimao commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a SINGER® CONFIDENCE™ 7467 Sewing Machine
I have had my Kenmore since 1994 when my Aunt passed it down to me. It was purchased June 10, 1981 (according to what she wrote in the instruction manual). It is just 7 months younger than I am (…
2 November, 2009
faaimao added the project My Little Candy Corn
Costume I made for my little guy. 3 piece costume: hat, top & pants. Based the hat off of an existing hat and made it a bit pointier. The fleece was ideal for the chilly Halloween evening.
13 June, 2009
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24 December, 2008
faaimao commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
Wishing everyone Happy Holidays!!!