28 May, 2015
GranChris commented on the article Janome Giveaway
If you are new to sewing take a class and learn from a professional how to make clothes the right way before you get all the bad habits and have to unlearn them like I did. Your local Community Col…
6 February, 2015
GranChris commented on the article LauraStar Giveaway
Add some special buttons, a broach maybe a beaded piece around the collar. Often times you can find these at Goodwill or a garage sale. A gold chain on a cuff is unique. Make it your own.
19 November, 2014
GranChris commented on the article ClosetMaid Giveaway
If the fabric is “slippery” and you don’t have a special foot use some tissue paper under your foot. It will let the foot grab hold. Sometimes I have to use it on the feed dogs and the top.
29 August, 2014
GranChris commented on the article Brother Giveaway
Ask for help if you don’t know what you are doing. There are so many talented seamstresses that would love to teach you for little to nothing if you would just ask. You can of course find small cla…
17 February, 2014
GranChris commented on the article Rowan Giveaway
You really need to keep dust and lint out of your machine. I clean the lint out from under the needle, ie remove the plate cover, bobbin case every second or third time I change the bobbin. No cann…
14 December, 2011
GranChris commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a 5234PRW Project Runway™ Limited Edition Serger from Brother!
I am really self taught although as a very young child my grandmother taught me some quilting basics. I just bought a book 40 years ago and started sewing. I learn something new every time I watch …