My First Major Mistake

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I attempted to make a Kindle case but I could not find a tutorial online for one I liked or for the Kindle 3.  So I took a few different ideas from other case type tutorials and attempted it.  I used this one to help get the dimensions, and this one as the basis of… Read more »

Lil Cutie Pouches

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I attempted a more difficult project than the crayon roll. It is a tutorial by Anna from noodle-head.com called Lil Cutie Pouches. It even includes a zipper which I have no experience with whatsoever. She did a fantastic job with the tutorial. I started out by reading over the whole thing and visualizing exactly what… Read more »

My First Projects – Crayon Roll

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To get used to my new machine and sewing in general I practiced on some scrap fabric but figured the best way to get to know the machine was to just start working on projects.  So that is what I did. My first project was a crayon roll from prudentbaby.com.  I made the crayon roll… Read more »

The Bernina 330, My New Machine

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It arrived!!!!   I was able to pick up my Bernina 330 and it is beautiful!  I took it out of the box and read through the manual so I could start sewing.  But I will go into the sewing details in my next post. Features The foot control has a self storing cord which is… Read more »

The Decision

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Well, after much turmoil, I finally made a decision on which machine I was going to purchase.  I decided on the Bernina 330.  I continued to do research and finally got tired of thinking about the machines and just wanted to start sewing. In my research, I kept seeing the suggestion to choose your machine… Read more »