Tuesday, October 27, 2020



I did a thing last week.

I did a thing that sealed a commitment.

I'm sorry if your mind went to the gutter, but I sealed a commitment . . .  to sewing . . . by purchasing a sewing machine.  

Of course, I had to sew all day on Saturday, and it was just as nice as any other time that I've sat down to sew except this time was a wee bit more fun.  I haven't read the manual just yet (I plan to) but, so far, I haven't managed to mess up anything.

About the plaid quilty card.  I went to a sewing center last week because I was hoping to get good insight and information, and the lady who helped me was . . . well . . . really helpful.  I called her the afternoon following my initial visit to see if I could come in to purchase the machine she demo'd, but there wasn't going to be enough time for me to get there before she needed to close.  She had a physical therapy appointment scheduled for that afternoon, but she ended up cancelling that appointment (said she really didn't want to go anyway--ha!) so I could go in and take a brand new machine out of her store.  She said she wanted to sit down with me to make sure I understood how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and a couple of other things.  I very much appreciated EVERYTHING that she did to make it possible for me to bring that new machine home, so I made this card for her.

Featured Stampin' Up! products include:

Cardstock:  Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Blackberry Bliss

Designer Series Paper:  Plaid Tidings

Ink:  Pretty Peacock

Stamp Set:  Daisy Delight (retired)

Die/Embossing Folder:  Autumn Accents (retired), Quilty Top (retired)

Embellishments:  Linen Thread, Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Don't you love the Fall colors?  I love that the Plaid Tidings DSP has patterns/colors suitable for Fall, Winter, and Christmas.


Stasher said...

Beautiful card and gesture, I love the colors! Which store did you end up buying your machine from? Couple years back I did some research on a biginner but versatile machine, then talked myself out of it because I was really focused on scrapbooking, cards and spending time with Aiden. Kind of a "retirement" hobby

NancyDawson said...

Love it. May have to CASE to use some of my scraps I never wanted to part with!

Regina Andari - workinouttheinks.blogspot.com said...

Stasher, I purchased my machine from Lee Sewing Center. I've sent an email to you with more details. :-)