21 December, 2011
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 19 - Win $100 Gift Certificate from BritexFabrics.com!
Right now-clothing for my 3 grand girls. So much fun to sew for little girls-after raising 3 sons. I have made dresses, coats with hats to match
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 - Win an "OLFA Essentials PLUS" Gift Pack from OLFA! [U.S. Only]
I usually use a rotary cutter 3 to 4 times on an average day. Can’t imagine not having one!
2 March, 2011
This cape was made for Mother-to-be of my granddaughter. I appliqued wool leaves and berries to remind her of their visit to Michigan during fall color season
22 February, 2011
jshelby commented on the article Making Button Rings + Comment to Win a Copy of "Button Ware"!
The rings are fab. I am lucky to have my gradfathers collection of buttons, many from the early 1900. The collection includes under wear buttons, shoe buttons to fancy metal types. He was quite a p…
22 December, 2010
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
I did purchase a new basic Viking this year for $500, that replaced an old…very old Viking, need a new serger, my Elna serger is getting up in age. I use both most every day.
14 December, 2010
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a Singer Sewing Machine and Dress Form!
So happy to have stumbled upon this site, always inspiring. Love to see what others are designing
12 December, 2010
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 11 - Win a DVD Package from Threads
I usually have several project going at any given time, some are completed in a few days some require several weeks. Over the course of a year 50 is a good estimate. Since I tend to take on too muc…
8 December, 2010
jshelby commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
My average per year is around $1,500. I love fabric, sewing-all of it. I design costumes, re-cycle clothing, outfits for my grandaughters. have several projects going at once. Like the challenge o…
23 November, 2010
jshelby added the project BERNINA 3 Series/She Pirate
Outfit includes jacket, corset and skirt with petticoat. Inspired by the darind women of the seas. Women like Anne Bonney, Maurean O’hara was a very cool she pirate in the movies.
My model is a we…
jshelby added the project "Bernina 3 Series/40's Torch singer
This dress is inspired by the lovely lady singer of the 40’s-glamour, romance. The model is a well known performer and will wear New Year’s eve and will be the star of the party