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Date registered: January 12, 2011

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  1. Review on Toyota Sewing Machine — September 7, 2016
  2. Have you heard of the Toyota Sewing machine — August 18, 2016
  3. Create Invisible Hem in Jeans — July 27, 2016
  4. How to sew hems on kiddies pants — July 25, 2016
  5. Knitting a Snood — July 19, 2016

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Sep 07

Review on Toyota Sewing Machine

So last time  I said I will get back to you all regarding the toyota sewing machine that I received from my mother-in law. I received a manual with the sewing machine that made everything a lot easier for me. Firstly to thread the machine is so quick and the installations in the manual is …

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Aug 18

Have you heard of the Toyota Sewing machine

I have been sewing for as long as I can remember as it’s in our family but have you ever heard of the Toyota sewing machine? I know here in South Africa we get the Bernina, Elna. Zinger and Frick but never heard of the Toyota since about 2 weeks ago. I inherited my mother …

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Jul 27

Create Invisible Hem in Jeans

So the other day when I was explaining how to hem kiddies pants I just used the normal original hemming procedure that we all know how to do. The invisible hem is quite nice to use and nobody even knows you adjusted the length of your jeans. I normally just use this method on jeans, …

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Jul 25

How to sew hems on kiddies pants

I normally just hem me or my husbands pants if needed but nowadays with the kiddies growing up and some pants are just way too long I have to start hemming their pants as well. So the basic principal is still the same to sew a hem its just smaller garments you working with. So …

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Jul 19

Knitting a Snood

I haven’t knitted in a long time but it’s winter here and I decided I want to knit a snood, nothing fancy just a basic snood especially as it’s also my first time knitting a snood. I went to our local supermarket and choose a black wool. Very boring I know but I don’t have …

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Jul 19

How to Sew a Basic Table Cloth

Just the other day we got a new dining room table so I set off to the shop to see if I can find a nice new table cloth for the table. To my disgust I just couldn’t believe the price you have to pay for a piece of fabric if you think about it. …

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Jan 17

What is Blackwork CrossStitch

I have always liked doing blackwork cross stitching. I first found out about it when I was in high school so this is quite a few years back. It’s very basic and not difficult at all but something different to do. You would firstly get some white linen or hardanger fabric; just make sure the …

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Mar 17

How does Fabric Adhesive compare to normal Sewing

I am one of the old school people that never really believed in the fabric adhesive that you get these days. So one day I was in the shop looking for thread when I saw the fabric adhesive, I started looking at it and read the package and decided to take one and see if …

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Sep 20

What is Stitching Cards

My experience is mostly in clothing but it seems like stitching cards are quite a popular thing to do these days. It gives a more personal touch to a card as a gift for a friend. It’s basically embroidery on a card; use some decorative stitches to create a nice gift card.So I decided to …

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Aug 25

How to Stitch a Lampshade Cover

Lampshade cover

Maybe some of you will think this is still very old school to cover your own lampshades but this is actually so easy to do. I have tried this even when I was in school so believe me when I say anybody can stitch a lampshade cover. I’m using stitching and elastic but you can …

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