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Joe Zuchowicz
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All good things start with a flat piece of fabric.
All good things start with a flat piece of fabric.

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Just picked up a new to me 1917 Treadle, Singer model 127. What is excellent is that I hardly had to do anything to it. Just oiled it a bit and gave it a good wipe down and it was ready to go. Perfect stitches on first run. It's hard to beat a machine like this.
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Singer ~ 1917 ~ Model 127 Treadle
Great news, finally after searching for years for a treadle, I ran into the perfect one for me at a local estate sale. And this is it! This is it after I spent a day just cleaning it up a little and putting on the belt. It's amazing what just a little oilin...

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Upcycled Clothing! Another New Adventure in Sewing....
So the last couple of months I've been trying something new.  I've always been a pattern person.  Patterns are fun to follow, well explained and you always for the most part know how your item is going to turn out. Well after my last post Stephanie brought ...

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Third Kwik Sew 2258 "Short Sleeve"
Since Spring is already here and the weather will start warming soon I really need to start making some short sleeve shirts.  What better pattern to use than "once again" my KWIK Sew 2258.  This is such an awesome pattern. This is the lineup of fabric I hav...

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The Mother of "All Notion Boxes" You Gotta Love A Good Estate Sale!
From time to time we check out our local estate sales just for fun.  It's always interesting to see what type of sewing related items you are able to find that you absolutely have to have.  That happened to me just last week.  This particular house had a se...

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They grow up so quick!
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2016-01-27
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Round 2 ~ KWIK Sew 2258 ~ Men's Ban Collar Shirt in Another Seersucker!
So here we go, we are off on another journey with KWIK Sew 2258.  I really cannot express to you how much I really enjoy this pattern. It's always a real joy to sew together.   All of your pattern pieces fit just like they are supposed to....no surprises wh...

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The first snowfall of the season, winter has officially began.
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1/17/16
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It was a beautiful sunset at work tonight. Wonderful weather for January!
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1/10/16
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