Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Total loss!

Okay, I'm gonna work on the blog more diligently.  I've officially turned my kitchen into a sewing room.  Since my attached room,(officially called the collection room, cause my Barbie collection used to be in there) is my office, I move from taxes and skirts.  It's a crazy mess!  But, I don't care.  I'm sewing.

Recent news I bought a Husqvarna Viking Tribute 140c.  It was on sale because it was last years model, either way it cost a fortune.  I'm having so much fun with it.  I'm still learning how to use it and my sewing is super slow, slower then normal anyway.  I'll add some pics of soon.  For now, I'm having a staring contest with a quilt that has been in my UFO pile for months.  We'. See how that works out!  Tata for now.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

A Star was Born!

I like to call myself the Kitchen Seamstress for a very simple reason.  My sewing room is the in the kitchen.  I've been married for half of my life.  I have two daughters, one 19 and one 17.  I also live with 2 Guinnea Pigs, 1 Chinchilla, 1 Bearded Dragon and 8 Hamsters.  Yep I have a pretty full house!

I started sewing about 15 years ago, just so I could make minor adjustments to clothes.  13 years ago, I developed Fibromyalgia and had to quit work.  I wasn't as mobile as I used to be, but I was used moving around.  I had to come up with a way to keep my mind busy during those times where my body was out of commission.  I bought out my crochet hooks and my collection of books.  I started crocheting and reading anything I could get my hands on.  One day I found an old book on learning to quilt.  I read it and though.t I could do that.  I had basic sewing skills and an old machine, so I just went for it.  And I got hooked!  Then I figured, what the heck try to sew something other then quilts.  A a star was born!