A Marcy Jacket Interlude…..

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Sewing News for a Special Announcement……….. THE MARCY JACKET IS FINISHED!!!!!!!! That’s right ladies and gentlemen. The Marcy Jacket (V9287) is complete!!! This is where plugging away at a project (how many weeks has it been?) will take you. To a happy ending. I don’t know about you, but IContinue reading “A Marcy Jacket Interlude…..”

Marcy Jacket Update; a Tearful Confession; and Half of an Upcycle.

V9287 Marcy Jacket Update Good Morning! We have sleeves!!! I feel like the Marcy Jacket is jumping up and down like Pinocchio exclaiming “I AM a real boy!!” Only replace “boy” for “jacket” and you get the gist of what she is saying. She has waited so-o-o-o-o-o long for sleeves. If you remember, the mostContinue reading “Marcy Jacket Update; a Tearful Confession; and Half of an Upcycle.”

With All This Poo There Has to Be a Pony……

Good Morning. There is a story credited to the late President Reagan that goes like this…… A family had two sons. One son was a dyed-in-the-wool pessimist, the other an incurable optimist. The boys’ parents feared that each had an unrealistic outlook on life so they consulted a Specialist. The Specialist came up with aContinue reading “With All This Poo There Has to Be a Pony……”

Suprise!!! We are going on a Sewingjourney…

Good Morning! Pack your bags, we are heading out on a real-live-sewing journey. You will need a jacket, gloves, possibly a raincoat, walking shoes and clothes that can get sandy or wet. Are you excited? When I first thought of this blog I thought, “What if I combined sewing, traveling and buying fabric?” (All thingsContinue reading “Suprise!!! We are going on a Sewingjourney…”

Week 5, Part 2, (or) How I Saved the Marcy Jacket from Self-Destructing in the Wash:

Note: I saw that the pictures from my last post didn’t upload for everyone. I think I have it corrected. If you want to go back to the previous post you should be able to see them. (Especially the picture of Mitzie!) Good Morning everyone! Spring made a pivotal move this week. Daffodils! Nothing saysContinue reading “Week 5, Part 2, (or) How I Saved the Marcy Jacket from Self-Destructing in the Wash:”