9 December, 2011
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 8 - Win a Signed Copy of Embroidered Effects, an Ultimate Kit, and Glow-in-the-Dark Floss from Sublime Stitching!
Haha… years! I don’t know if those projects count though… you know, those ones that you start, put down, get shoved in a closet and forgotten, and hopefully get finished someday!
6 December, 2011
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 6 - Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket!
I’d love to attend a class, but I have little kids… it’s just to hard logistically!
5 December, 2011
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 5 - Win The Colette Sewing Handbook, Three Patterns, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Colette Patterns!
I’ve long admired the Macaron. I would love to make it. Thanks for such a generous giveaway Colette Patterns!
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 4 Win $100 worth of items from Oilcloth By The Yard!
It might make good chair pads for kitchen chairs- especially for those of us who have kids.
15 May, 2011
sarahsews added the project Beverly the Worm
This is another from Hilary Lang’s book. Hand sewn, simple, yet a bit tricky to stitch. It’s the Evelyn pattern.
sarahsews added the project Doxie Necklace
The Doxie Necklace is a hand sewn creation for children. Easily done and quick. Great pattern found in Hilary Lang’s book.
27 January, 2011
sarahsews added the project Zebra Gathered Clutch
This is my version of the gathered clutch pattern that many people have been doing. It’s a nice tutorial, though the clutch is a little small for my needs- it’s more like a wallet. I added the remo…
30 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 30 Win a Sulky Thread Assortment!
my mom, it was a tumultuous process. she didn’t have a whole lot of patience and neither did I. Thankfully, now that I’m older I am able to learn a lot more from her, she has a vast amount of knowl…
28 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 Win a Janome Magnolia 7034D Serger!
I ‘shop’ at a lot of different places, etsy, ruche, other small merchants, but I usually make the bulk of my purchases through amazon.
23 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 22 Win a One-Year Subscription to burda style magazine!
I probably sew 3-4 hours a week if I can. That works out to about 12 hours a month. I’d love to sew more, but I have small children!
20 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 20 Win HUSQVARNA VIKING® Sewing Machine!
Well, tricky question really. I have a sewing machine I am very happy with, I did spend what I consider to be a lot of money, around $1000. BUT, this is hopefully the only sewing machine I’ll have …
19 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 18 Win Lark Needlearts Knitting Books!
I wish I was able to sell things, but I don’t have time right now to make enough items. I do give many away as gifts. I help my mom sell bags, though, on etsy.
16 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 15 - Win Two Thread Collections from Coats & Clark!
Maybe a big charity sewing drive… like littledressesforafrica or maybe quilts/blankets for your local food pantry, or something else!
15 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 14 - Win a Notions Basket from Prym!
Jimmy Dugan: Are you crying? Are you crying? ARE YOU CRYING? There’s no crying! THERE’S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL!
From A League of Their Own
10 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 10 - Win a goodie bag from Blumenthal Lansing!
I very rarely buy notions online. I would rather by at a store where I can see the product in person.
8 December, 2010
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 8 - Win Spoonflower $100 Credit - Two Winners!
I think cotton is the easiest to work with BUT I’ve been having fun lately working with rayon.
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I am not really sure how much I spend on sewing. I to a lot of scavenging… finding things at garage sales, from my mom, and at discount and reuse fabric stores. Maybe $200 dollars total? That is…
23 November, 2010
sarahsews added the project Infinity Dress in Black
This is the infinity wrap dress that many other people have made. I made two of these-one for me and one for my SIL. My skirt was cut big and I tucked the skirt as I sewed it to the waistband. I wo…
29 December, 2009
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Win a Rowenta® Pressure Iron & Steamer!
I use my iron for lightly straightening the pattern out. Ironing the fabric before cutting. Ironing the pieces as I sew things together, and ironing the finished product. Honestly, my iron seems as…
sarahsews commented on the article Have You Ever Worn A Sari?
I second the underskirt comment. I must have a very tight drawstring, especially if you are thin. The underskirt is what will keep your sari skirt on your body without moving all over the place. Sa…
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I find inspirations mostly from browsing online… blogs, websites, digital magazines, retail. Lately I’ve loved the fashion insights from Cardigan Empire. I also love Anna Maria Horner.
2 February, 2009
sarahsews added the project Tokyo Bag Pink and Brown
from S.E.W. (Sew Everything Workshop) this cute little bag is pink and brown though you can’t see that very well in the photo!
20 January, 2009
sarahsews commented on the article The Design and Sew a Suit Variation Contest is.....
Congratulations! This is one beautiful suit!
7 January, 2009
sarahsews posted a message on camilaustral's wall
camilaustral, I used 60 inch wide knit, 2 1/2 exactly for my Malissa. Thanks for the comment!
6 January, 2009
sarahsews added the project Anniversary Pillows
These are two pillows I made for Christmas presents this year. I fused freezer paper to the back of some egyptian cotton and then fed it through my printer. I created to black and white silhouette …
sarahsews added the project Gertie's Malissa
This was great, it whipped up fast, and it is very flattering. I really like it!
24 December, 2008
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win a Singer Sewing Machine!
Merry Christmas! Thanks for all the great giveaways!
12 December, 2008
sarahsews added the project Knock-it-off Apron
I made this myself from mishmoshing all different apron designs together!
sarahsews commented on the article Holiday Giveaway Calendar: Win Amy Butler's Sew-It Kit!
Who doesn’t love Amy!?
9 December, 2008
sarahsews added the project Three Ladies
Slippers! Fully lined and with recycled wool footpads encased in the sole.