13 July, 2011
kathnick commented on the article Toile, Anyone?
I usually only do this when the pattern is something that needs a perfect fit, or it’s a technique I’ve never used. Or if I don’t quite understand the construction of the garment (I’m a newer patte…
15 June, 2011
kathnick commented on the article Avoid the Homemade Look with the Right Sewing Tools
The most important lesson I learned is patience! And, since I also do a lot of fiddly leather upholstery (which is difficult/impossible to pin, or hold together at times), I now stay-stitch a lot o…
27 January, 2011
kathnick commented on the article Sewing with SINGER® and The Martha Stewart Show: Make Your Own Reversible Purse
When I was 8, my mom showed me how to hand sew, and I made a skirt for my barbie, with an elastic waistband. First sewing machine project was a tiny quilt for my kitten, at age about 10 or 11.
23 December, 2009
kathnick commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I mainly check blogs for inspiration. There are so many tutorials around, and it’s fun to see something and try it on a whim, instead of going to the fabric store / craft store and searching throug…
10 December, 2009
kathnick 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.
ooh, this would be awesome! I’ve been wanting to print my own fabric for dresses for ages! I would do vintage inspired prints (40’s era) for dressmaking. I also love to sew children’s items, so I t…
24 December, 2008
kathnick commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
oooh pick me! pick me!
Merry Christmas everyone!
9 December, 2008
kathnick commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Rolling Sewing Machine Tote Bag!
yeah, this would be SO handy!
5 December, 2008
kathnick commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win an Etsy Gift Basket!
ooh, sounds fun!
2 December, 2008
kathnick commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a $100 Mood Fabrics Gift Certificate!
Oh, I would love this. I am still sewing Xmas gifts, and I am running low on supplies!