I have tried to make it a priority to get in there everyday and do something productive.
Even if it is only for 15 5or 20 mins. Mostly I have been getting in there in hour blocks of time. I sure can get a lot done in an hour, as long as I am both motivated and well organized.
I continue to LOVE my new sewing machine. I have not received a call back from the dealer yet, although I also have not called them back. At this point I am feeling confident with the basics and have not yet run into any questions. Maybe once I get some more time to play with some of the advanced features then I will have questions and then call them back.
I did manage to break my first needle! and boy oh boy does that machine have some force to it. It snapped the needle into 3 pieces. It was totally user error that caused the snapped needle. It was late, I was tired, I was sewing though a very thick sandwich of fabric and stiff interfacing and instead of being patient... I pulled to much on the fabric and whamo, snapped needle.
It was very easy to replace the needle and I once again got to use the magical auto threader. Ha! I am so easily amused!
|Current project in progress... the fabric wallets. As you can see I am making several of these and 1 is for me and the others are for gifts.|
|The snapped needle|
|The fabric sandwich that I broke the needle on... It was sewing through this just fine until user error... duh.|
This weekend there is so much happening! Which translates into no time for the sewing room.
I am going away for the weekend with the 'girls' to the Midwest Horse Fair. Horses and girls and it is gonna be a great time!
The other thing going on is that Melissa is moving into her new apartment. I'm happy and excited for her and I sure am not too upset about missing the moving day. :D She is already giving me a 'list' of all the great things she wants me to whip up for her in the sewing room.