Thursday, February 11, 2010

I Love to Snipe!!.....Success for KK and Me/My eyelet came....

I sniped KK's birthday present from Ebay and think I got a good deal. The person who listed it did it for a friend and I am not sure he realized what he was selling. The price didn't go up til the last minute because of the description. It is a Janome Jem Platinum 760 with all the accessories and extras too. For you non Janome people, it is a ¾ size machine with 60 stitches and very popular for classes as it only weighs about 12-14 pounds. Just right for a little girl to learn on and great for Gabba to take to classes. It will be her machine but will stay here as DD does not sew.

Then today, I sniped the Burda WOF May 2004. A sewing buddy was kind enough to loan me hers (check out the multi talented Sham's blog, Communing with Fabric) and it really has some cute patterns for me and also for the girls in the family.

I received the eyelet I have been wanting for SO LONG from Gorgeous Fabrics and it did not disappoint. Very delicate though so my blouse pattern has to be just right. Am thinking it over. ;-) Will post photo soon.

On a personal note....I have been dealing with a health issue lately and am mentioning since I have been absent from SG and not sewing like I planned. By the end of next week, I hope to be well on my way to feeling like my old (yikes, did I say old?) self. And, thank know who you are.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

The Laundry is Back in Business.....Yay!

CocomoJoe brought Sam and KK over this morning and we went out to breakfast. Sam slept through most of it. Then we hit the hardware store to find the proper connector to hook up the drain hose to my washer. Joe fixed it and there is no water on the floor. It sure makes a funny sound when it spins though.

There is nothing like washing stash to remind you of what is in the closet. There are quite a few pieces that I cannot remember fiber content and am not washing until I burn test. And, a few UGLY pieces too. Whatever was I thinking?? ;-)