11 April, 2012
srkshannon commented on the forum topic Heat-Set Pleats Professionally Done
The other option is pre-pleated fabric but I can’t find it anywhere so if you have a resource for that pass it on!
26 January, 2012
27 December, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 27 - Win the 2011 Threads Magazine Archive DVD-ROM from Threads Magazine!
I have a 2 bedroom apartment and the second bedroom is my dedicated sewing room. I love having that space because I can leave all of my projects out and just shut the door.
18 December, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 18 - Win a Focus Iron from Rowenta! [U.S. Only]
The iron would definitely help all my projects be wrinkle free for my upcoming christmas parties.
12 December, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 12 - Win a Library of Sewing Titles and Canvas Tote from Random House, Inc.!
Currently I am finding a lot of inspiration on Pinterest. That website is so addicting!
9 December, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 9 - Win a TG1600 SmartIron from Oliso!
a pair of really sharp scissors are always good
8 December, 2011
srkshannon 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!
I have stuff that I started 3 years ago and they are still sitting around unfinished.
7 December, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 6 - Win the BERNINA Holiday Gift Basket!
The last class I took was a serger class. I got a serger that is more complicated than what I have used before so I took the class to learn to use it. I also learned some tricks that I didn’t know …
5 December, 2011
srkshannon favorited the pattern Cape 10/2011
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 5 - Win The Colette Sewing Handbook, Three Patterns, and a $25 Gift Certificate from Colette Patterns!
I would buy the oolong pattern.
30 October, 2011
srkshannon commented on the project Tailed jacket for sunday walking
Beautiful! I have dreamed of making a coat like that too. Now I just need to get to work.
20 June, 2011
srkshannon favorited the technique Lapped Zipper Application
srkshannon favorited the technique Draft a bodice with sweetheart neckline
srkshannon favorited the technique A Novice's Guide to Draping
8 May, 2011
srkshannon commented on the forum topic Cleaning my iron
Thanks for all the tips. I started by just heating is up and letting as much as I could melt off onto a towel. I tried the Dritz Iron-off Hot iron cleaner and it get everything else off. It looks b…
28 April, 2011
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25 January, 2011
srkshannon added the project Purple and Lime Green Apron
I made this apron for my sister for christmas. More about the apron on my blog
18 January, 2011
12 January, 2011
srkshannon commented on the article Comment to Win "The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques!"
i think that it all depends on the garment, as far as what makes it finished. Although most thinks need to be hemmed or at least have some kind of finished edge.
27 December, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 26 Win a Rhinestone Start Up Kit from M&J Trimming!
I sew mostly for myself but I have sewn some stuff for my sisters.
21 December, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 21 Win the Rowenta Pressure Iron and Steamer!
My most needed discount is on fabric. The price of fabric can be outrageous! I only buy fabric when it is on sale or if I really love it and can’t live without it.
7 December, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 7 - Win Mood Fabrics $100 Gift Card!
I spend way to much on fabric but it looks like I am not the only one. I took a pattern making class and bought a dressform this year so if we add that into the mix I am definitely up over $1,000. …
3 December, 2010
srkshannon commented on the project Easy Sweater ReFashion
Thanks. I don’t intend on wearing the bow in the front like that, I just pinned it there so that I could take a photo of the whole bow
2 December, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Holiday Giveaway: Day 2 - Win a Mettler Thread Organizer Box!
I like to cook, when I have time. I love to downhill ski in the winter. Snow is coming soon here in upstate New York, I can’t wait to hit the slopes this winter.
1 December, 2010
srkshannon added the project Easy Sweater ReFashion
I found a basic black sweater at a second hand clothing store. It was nice but it needed a little something. Bows are very big this season and I thought it would work well with this sweater. I love…
30 November, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Start Voting: The BERNINA Party Through the Decades International Competition
I wish that I would have gotten my act together to make something for this. Oh well. I will just have to make a dress anyway…like I need a reason
4 November, 2010
srkshannon commented on the article Exploring Vintage Fabric: Seersucker
I made a dress out of seersucker and I love it. I had found green seersucker in a fabric store that was all men’s suit material. Seersucker reminds me of summer vacation.