13 December, 2011
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 13 - Win a 5234PRW Project Runway™ Limited Edition Serger from Brother!
I’ve been sewing since I was a very young child and continued throughout my life….from the time my kids were young to now as I sew for my grandkids.
In college I majored in Fashion Design, earne…
8 December, 2010
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I easily spend over $100 a month = over $1,200 a year on new fabrics, though I could probably go 5-10 years without purchasing anything new & just using what’s in my stash. At least my two daughter…
18 November, 2010
misa619 commented on the article Tell Us How You Do More With Less and You Could Win a Brand New Windows 7 Phone! (U.S. Only)
I love using the Internet, especially Google Images, to find my inspiration for special projects! For instance, a couple years ago when I was a fashion design student I found some lovely gold print…
25 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win Gwyn Hug – The Original “How Much Fabric?” Reference Cards!
If I see a fabric I love but am unsure what I’d make with it I’ll usually buy 3 yards. That’s enough for a blouse or skirt (I rarely make dresses) & anything leftover can be used in another project…
24 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win 5 yards of Custom Printed Fabric from Spoonflower
I usually don’t pay too much attention to the designer, if it’s something I love I just buy it! But I can’t help but notice I buy a lot of Michael Miller, and a lot of his stuff catches my eye so I…
22 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I find inspiration in everything around me, in nature as well as common household objects. I love looking at historical garments and picturing how I would remake them into something fashionable tod…
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a 24 month $936 subscription to Ponoko to 'click to make'
I am hoping to buy a new house in 2010 & I would make many things for it!
20 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win 50 Spools of Dual Duty XP Thread from Coats & Clark
If I’m purchasing fabric in a color other than black or white (which I always have on hand), I’ll usually go ahead and buy a matching color thread just in case I don’t have the proper color at ho…
19 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win Natalie Chanin's Alabama Stitch Book plus a Bandanna Kit!
Fabric is NOT a notion…and while thread IS a notion, it would be lame to post that as something we can’t live without (well…..DUH!)
I would say buttons are my essential notion that I cannot …
17 December, 2009
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win the premier issue of Sew It All and a one year subscription to Sew News magazine!
I have a degree in fashion design & have been sewing for 30+ years so I already own dozens of books covering sewing techniques & I actually prefer to have them in book form rather than in magazines…
2 December, 2008
misa619 commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a $100 Mood Fabrics Gift Certificate!
Awesome, count me in!