My Bernina 790

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If you know me (or follow me on Instagram)¬†you’ve no doubt seen/heard all about this by now. This beautiful piece of machinery joined our family last March. Technically, it was my 5th anniversary gift from Jesse. But being responsible adults, we put off the actual purchase until…we had a 4 [read more…]

Machine Applique Trivet

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Dresden Applique OESD

I made this pretty trivet to give to a friend of ours for Christmas. Fran works with Jesse, and she and her husband have become good friends of the family. A couple of months ago they came over and we made pierogi and borscht together, so the eastern-european flair of [read more…]

Hemming Curtains

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It’s so sad when real-life responsibilities interfere with crafting. If you follow me on Facebook (hint: you should follow me on Facebook), you know I got an embroidery module for my sewing machine yesterday, and all I want to do is play with it. But alas. I have curtains to [read more…]