1 February, 2012
shelai commented on the article Featured Member: Ralf Schmitz
Very fine article. I love Ralf’s taste in clothes and cottages. Also have that cold tea syndrome when I’m sewing…I appreciate the story on how you came to sewing, and how sewing became so impor…
9 November, 2011
shelai commented on the article Comment to Win a "My Double Deluxe" Dress Form from Dritz!
Undoubtedly, my seam ripper has made it ok to experiment wildly, so it’s my favorite “special” tool. But let’s hear it for good needles too—ones that glide through the fabric, that last year afte…
26 January, 2011
shelai commented on the project Nautical by Nature: Sailor Pants for Her
Wonderful adaptation. I’m going to try it on my other pants.
18 March, 2010
shelai commented on the project Marilyn Trousers
I think the pants would look great on the right figure. The fabric must be drapey. Wore similar (that I made) when I was slim and in my 20’s—yup, in the 80’s. Lots of possibilities. Curvy behi…
30 December, 2009
shelai commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Over a Week Long Giveaway, Win a PFAFF® hobbylock™ 2.0!
I find sewing inspiration in ethnic clothes of all periods, in old textiles, and new ones. I love 100-year old issues of Vogue, antique Singer sewing machine ads, illustrations in childrens’ books…
10 December, 2009
shelai 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.
I would print over recycled yardage and new material, to use in shirts, bags and quilts.
19 November, 2009
28 March, 2008
shelai added the project Baby's wrap jacket
patchwork quilted to fleece lining, newborn jacket