It’s always so frustrating when I can’t find some of my sewing stuff. Currently I’m on the quest to find the elusive missing spool of brown thread. I fear it may be lost forever.
Intensive weed pulling + cardio work out= ouch
Once again I have a limited attention span for projects. I keep flipping between three sewing projects, house work, and just roaming my house.
I want to sit and focus but no something distracts me and it’s time to move on.
Sewing Tips and Tricks- Explained
So in this post, I listed some of my favorite tips and tricks. Since writing, I’ve gotten some questions that I’ll try to address here.
1. What is horsehair braid/how do I use it?
Horsehair is a plastic net-like hemming ‘trim’ found in the notions. It’s used on curving…
A friend of mine told me of this wonderful sale. The NYC Opera closed and some of the props, costumes and supplies were taken to the Mid-Atlantic Furniture Co. here in Philadelphia. This weekend they had a sale. All those lovely props, fabrics, and costumes for great prices. The picture above is our haul. I got 10 yards of muslin, that lovely red fabric and 90 some odd yards of black ribbon. The fella picked up a prop flintlock to add to his renfaire costume.
Muslin is always good and was a good deal. The ribbon was an even better deal nearly 90 yards and it was only $2. I think I’m going to make a bolero or a reni bodice.