After half a year quilting on my tiny but gallant Kenmore (6.5″ throat!) I got myself an early birthday present 🙂 It’s a brand new Janome Memory Craft 6650 and it’s taking some getting used to — it’s amazing how much an extension of ourselves our sewing machine becomes. This new machine has my entire wish list of quilting machine […]
New Sewing Machine!!!!
Excellent mask tutorial
An excellent face mask tutorial with lots of intformation about mask making in general. Links to full instructions and free downloadable pattern in video notes. I love that this doesn’t need bias tape (which is hard to find) and has hints about making adjustable ear elastics.
Mask of the Day: Shark mouth
Mask of the Day: Be scarier than the coronavirus! David wanted a shark’s grin nose art mask I used A.B. mask by a nurse for a nurse’s pattern to make this — the mouth is made with machine appliqué– red fabric with teeth from fusible interfacing — I also stitched the interfacing on to be safe. After discussions with my […]
Mask of the Day: AB Mask
Latest mask for David: We wanted something large that would cover his whole beard. I also picked up some fat quarters and extra wide double fold bias tape so I have more colours/patterns!The pattern is AB Mask: for a Nurse by a nurse: it’s the third pic: it’s a jpg — print it out at 100%. Cut two, sew the […]
I’ve been sewing face masks for the last week or so for us and for some of our friends. I’ve tried a few patterns and I wanted to share some links/tips for those of you who wish to make your own for your friends and family.First of all, these are not medical grade masks, obviously. But even cloth masks made […]