I gave my new little Featherweight a grand workout. I had done a few minutes of sewing with it a month ago, after a major cleaning and it did fine. How would it work to do over an hour of sewing?
I am not using the Featherweight to sew clothing. I will use the Juki as I am more familiar with it. I have always had issues with making clothes. I was determined to make this experience different! I used a dress that I love, to help in making the right fit from the start. I am so tickled to have my new dress-form to help too! Here I have the neck and arm facing pinned to the form to check on the fit:
Here I have laid out the pattern pieces before altering the pattern and cutting the fabric:The Great British Sewing Bee" and I think you can find free viewing of full episodes on YouTube.
At night, while watching TV, I work on hand sewing projects. The latest block number four of the Jingle Belle quilt is almost done being appliqued in place:
Just because it turned out SO good, here is a made-from-scratch blueberry pie I made on Tuesday:
Behind it are banana nut muffins. They turned out great too!
So this is the latest from here! Today I hope to put the pockets on that sundress and go for a swim later. It is supposed to be in the 100's today. Hot, hot, hot...like me. :D