Do you remember how we as school children could hardly wait until the summer holidays? After my final examinations I would never have thought to relive this feeling. But now – having school children of my own – I relive this old feeling.Continue reading “Happiness of summer holidays”
For sewing and embroidering I need quite some tools. But where to put them so that they are easily and quickly accessibel and also neat and tidy?Continue reading “Where to put all those little tools needed for sewing and embroidering?”
After my husband has build me a nice shelf for my embroidery thread I had the need to store my big serger thread cones as well. Those I do not use as much and my wall has little space left, so I wanted to store them somehow closed. So far they were lying in a transparent Samla-box by IKEA, but the thread was always making nests and the cones rolled around.
Against the nesting I orderd thread stoppers from Snaply but they were too small for my 5.000m and 10.000 meter cones.
But necessity is the mother of invention!
An old chinese saying goes. And this works even when you have to wear brackets.
My daughter has several friends that we sew with from time to time. And the girls like it so much, that they ask for their sewing meetings. Therefore some time ago a friend of hers brought some old clothes with her and asked to use them for sewing. As a woman never has enough bags the girls decided to sew a bag – Nanes tote which is a simple but pretty bag of which I had found a hand drawn pattern in a comment of a facebook article. To be able to Continue reading “A new life for old clothing”