16 October, 2013
joen commented on the article Fabric.Com Giveaway
Read your pattern directions through before starting your project. You can then gather all the supplies you need, plan out the garment in your head as you may want to incorporate or research any te…
26 September, 2013
joen commented on the article Filming BurdaTV Videos
Can’t wait for the site launch! Looking forward to getting sewing tips and inspiration from Burda – it’s helpful to have a visual when learning a new sewing technique and much more fun. Thanks!!
30 July, 2013
4 February, 2013
joen commented on the article Urban Preppy: 8 New Women's Sewing Patterns
Love the T-shirt!
10 January, 2013
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24 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Designer Bead Embroidery: 150 Patterns and Complete Techniques"
Beads are my favorite embellishment sometimes I love the look of an opalesent sequin along with a bead for an extra pop.
21 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Doodle Stitching: Fresh & Fun Embroidery for Beginners"
I cross sticked a wreath with a poem about My Mother in it for my mom when I was getting married.
20 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Stash Happy: Patchwork: 25 Sewing Projects for Fabric Lovers"
Lately I have been making little rosettes out of my scape fabric to use for embellishments.
19 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Thread and Bobbin: Simple Sewing Projects"
I believe my first sewing project (aside from had sewing doll clothes) was a sun dress. And as I recall I loved it! it was navy and white ginham.
joen commented on the article Wonderland: 9 New Women's Sewing Patterns
The houndstooth coat is fabulous!
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Sewn by Hand: Two Dozen Projects Stitched with Needle & Thread"
I remember as a girl how proud I was of the hand stiched dresses I would make for my dolls. Today most of my hand stiching is embellishing hand made tunics or tanks.
15 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Decorating Sewlutions: Learn to Sew as You Decorate Your Home"
She who finishes with the most fabric wins.
13 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun"
My tracing wheel and wax free tracing paper. I use them for mostly all my sewing projects!
12 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Retro: 25 Vintage-Inspired Projects for the Modern Girl & A Stylish History of the Sewing Revolution"
I love the 40’s! Every outfit was just that and dress or suit with shoes hat and gloves to complete the look.
11 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Commet to Win "Signature Styles: 20 Stitchers Craft Their Look"
I love reading about Featured Members and get inspired by their creativity. Keeping up to date with new patterns keeps my sewing machine buzzing along.
10 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes, & Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion & Living"
I love sewing in the afternoon when the light is best. But there isn’t really a bad time to sew when you enjoy it so much!
6 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "100 Pretty Little Projects: Pincushions, Potholders, Purses, Pillows & More"
I was hoping to sew a matching sunglass holder, cosmetic bag, reading glasses holder and wallet for myself.
5 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Sew Decorative: Quick and Easy Home Accents from Sew News"
I usually sew curtains when Home Dec sewing. I do enjoy sewing holiday decorations and I have just started sewing table runners. This book has some great decorating ideas!
3 December, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "The Sew Simple Guide to Easy Sewing and Embellishing"
The garments I embellish most are tanks, I love you machine stitch a design then embellish by hand sewing beads or sequins. Give my tanks a great pop when worn under a tunic or jacket.
31 July, 2012
joen commented on the article Nice and Bright: 11 New Patterns
I love the creased trouser!
joen favorited the pattern Creased Trousers 08/2012
25 July, 2012
joen commented on the article Modern Enchantment: 8 New Patterns
I love the purpose and turquois color pallet!!
17 January, 2012
joen commented on the article Comment to Win "Fabric-by-Fabric One Yard Wonders!"
I made a red ultra suede jacket using McCalls 6294 that would be the most fabric lately if you include the lining fabric. I also made infinitey scarves for Christmas gifts but I got about 6 scarve…
1 January, 2012
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 31 - Win a Thread Box from Gütermann!
Wow what wouldn’t I make…a beach cover up, sun dress, and jumpsuit, beach bag to take on my cruise this April.
30 December, 2011
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 - Win a Prize Pack from Westcott!
Wow what a great prize package!! What sewer doesn’t need great scissors! I know I would love this prize!
29 December, 2011
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 29 - Win The BurdaStyle Sewing Handbook! 5 Winners!
Tackle a Chanel inspired jacket finally! I am taking a cruise is April so I am planning on a new beach coverup, a wide leg jumpsuit, sun dress and a few pairs of walking shorts and if time I would…
28 December, 2011
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 28 - Win BAGGU Bags! 5 Winners!
I would like to say that I inspired my daughter to sew. Most recently I have inspired a few friends to rekindle there sewing by attending area sewing groups and having craft day at my house where …
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
I am very fortunate to have my very own sewing room!!
26 December, 2011
joen commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 - Win the Newest Sewing Titles from Chronicle Books!
The timeless Coco Chanel Jacket!