Thursday, May 20, 2010

Sorry for the lack of posts!

I haven't been doing much sewing lately; life is getting in the way. Daughter's home from college for the summer; husband's business has picked up tremendously; house projects demand attention.

And I made the mistake of going to the Sheep & Wool Festival a few weeks ago, even though I am not a knitter. Correction: wasn't a knitter. I am one now.

I'll be getting back to the sewing room in the next week or so and have some projects lined up for the summer, so stay tuned!

4 comments:

  1. Welmoed, thank you for all your sewing tips. They are very helpful. I am beginning my first professional tote, and I have a question. If I use a separating zipper, does that mean the zipper must be put back together every time it's zipped closed? Thank you for the great zipper tutorial (Sept. 7, 2009).

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  2. You'll love the tote! Yes, if you use the separating zipper, you will have to tuck the zipper end back into the bottom of the zipper, just like you'd do on a jacket. But it's really not that big a hassle, I've found. And most of the time I don't zip it closed anyway, so the zipper panel lays nice and flat to the inside of the bag.

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  3. Thank you, Welmoed, for your quick reply to my question. --Mavis

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  4. It's OK to post about knitting projects too! I certainly read enough knitting blogs that occasionally has a sewing project thrown in to an update.

    PS I made my first Professional Tote in April. I used your great separating zipper tutorial. Thank you.

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