Sunday, September 28, 2014

Lookie look what I got! :-)

Hopefully, you got a sneak peak of our trip on Friday to the NYC Garment District. Here's a couple of my goodies AND places that we stopped. Oh, I met a group of three other (strangers) for a guided tour. There were suppose to be five of us, but two didn't show.

Trenton, NJ
 Trying to wake up!
 Invisible zipper (my first one and first try coming up soon!)

 Ponte! My new love! Can't wait to try it out (ideas later AND welcome!!)
 Isn't she lovely??!!
I got a two 9 inch invisible zippers because our ASG group will be doing this on our next project in October. The project requires 7-9 inches. I got 9 inches just in case and two..for a bargain!

Looking forward to doing something wonderful with the ponte knit. I've read so many raving reports about it. Thankfully, it was in 60 inches width (which I prefer being a plus size--less piecing for me) :-). Have a couple of peplums in mind and "maybe" paparazzo? 

LAST BUT NOT LEAST, these are the places we went to (I only purchased from one):

1) Leather, Suede, Skins, etc.
2) Elliott Bergman Textiles**
3) Fabrics and Fabrics
4) N.Y. Elegant Fabrics
5) SIL Thread 
6) Rosen and Chadick

Some of the well known establishments were closed for Rosh Hashana.  

Thanks for dropping by!! :-)


New York, New York, New York! :-)

I'm reminded of an old song (won't say how old, but I remember hearing it way back when....). Some of these pics I posted in various facebook sewing groups, but for those that don't have access, you can get in on the fun here.

Trying to get geared up! It's about 6:00 a.m.- been up since 3:00 a.m.!


Saturday, September 27, 2014

Let's be clear.....

SUBJECT: Blogaversary/Blogoversary (whatever they call it).

Last week, the blogaversary counter said I had eight more days before the big day.

I knew that was impossible as my date is in mid-October and eight days from last week wouldn't and didn't get us there!!

I deleted the icon, re-installed it and it STILL came up with eight more days.

So for your FYI--we're looking at mid-October NOT September! :-)


Friday, September 19, 2014

It's a coming: BLOGAVERSARY!

It's almost that time! EIGHT DAYS AWAY and we'll be celebrating six years of blogging and more specifically-blogging all things sewing and crafting!


Friday, September 5, 2014

Slowly, but surely!

I actually finished a couple of weekends ago, but had a couple of roadblocks that prevented me from posting. NOW- I need to finish the sleeves and the neckline (for which I'll post that if I'm up to doing it this weekend).


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Prepping: Just about done!

I can tell you now: this MAY NOT turn out to be a peplum!  My first DIY try. It's done...just a little delayed posting. As  you can see, old habits die hard. :-). Still sewing on my old baby--I'll get back on my Brother soon. :-). Stay tuned!

Monday, September 1, 2014


It's upon us again! Let's sew, sew, sew (and craft!). Encouragement for all and to all.

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