Tag: sewing machines

How long should a sewing machine last?

Over my lifetime I have personally owned four every day sewing machines, that’s a span of 40 years. Each time I bought a machine, I thought it would last me forever. Recently someone asked me when I was going to replace my current sewing machine. I was shocked and stammered out NEVER! I thought I... Read more »

Love Letter to My Sewing Machines

It is blogapalooza for June and here is tonight’s challenge. “Write a love letter, but it can’t be to a person.” Think outside the box: Can be a place, a time of day, a school, a book, an animal, a team, a word, a piece of furniture, your childhood blanket, your adult blanket … the... Read more »

Sewing Machines and Impressionism

Roughly half of my teaching career was spent teaching French, oh là là. I loved it and had the best students in all the world in my classes. I had a class schedule with a different focus for each day and Thursday was for culture. My favorite culture days were those we spent learning about... Read more »

Make your next sewing machine one that can write letters!

Last Christmas my husband got me a brand new sewing machine and I had a few features I really wanted.  I’ve been sewing for 47 years and this was only my fourth machine so I wanted a few things I was used to or yearned for.  I wanted a walking foot, a quarter inch foot,... Read more »
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    My passions are quilting and sewing. Add to that French, Spanish, books, swimming, travels, new restaurants, yoga and chocolate and you have me. All of these are best shared with family and friends. Except for chocolate, don't touch my chocolate. You can email me at QuiltingSewingCreating@gmail.com

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