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I shop... you can win!!!

What do most  women do when they are in a bad mood... when things just are not going right...  ...you're right... they shop... I did the same. I discovered a departmental store where I avoided going because I preferred to s…

The winner & some ramblings...

I used Random.org to choose the winner and here's what he decided to choose... No 2 : Quilting in my Pyjamas !!!  Mrs P as she's known to many... She said " What a generous giveaway Shruti. My quote is one I put…

Not enjoying it!

My Bernette came back after 3 weeks of waiting... Only to Jam up again!!! I dont know whats wrong this time... She was sewing okay (not wonderful/great like she used to) and I broke a needle... I replaced it, but now it does not…

Its Giveaway Time!!!

I've had giveaways in the past... But no one has just signed up... Lets see if this time they do... Its been 25 posts... On this blog and 75 on my old one... So it makes a 100 posts in all!!! Call for a celebration... A few …

They've got a home!!!

I've been watching all the beautiful sewing rooms on the net and one thing that has always caught my eye was the thread storage... I loved the JoAnn racks... But when I calculated cost + shipping it was outrageous (and my hu…

I've got mail !!!

When I drove out on my bike (Yeah I ride a bike - She's a lovely 125cc Automatic Suzuki Access - She's a beauty!!) I saw the postman coming with a "huge" parcel balanced on the handle bars of his cycle. I did a…

P{l}ay it forward...

I came across the P{l}ay it forward blog from Reclaiming Me . I jumped in right away... So, would you like to receive something from me?  I could send all manner of things as I like to try my hand at anything at least once. S…

My first bee block...

I've joined a bee... A 3 x 6 mini sampler bee... Its the first that I've joined... I decided long back that I'm making this block for my first bee... Right when Elizabeth blogged about it... So here's my first …

It Worked!!!

Last night I had a dream... I saw that my Bernette took forever to come back... But my Durby had suddenlly learnt free-motion quilting! And she had stood by me through all that period! I woke up and thought, why not try and see …

Finish # 2 for Spread the Cheer!

I still do not have my Bernette back. And yesterday got the bad news that I won’t be getting her back for a couple of weeks. That was when I decided to make do with whatever I’ve got. So what if the machine makes a lot of nois…

My Red Bed Spread!

I loved the name! While I typed it. Red-Bed-Spread! LOL Well, Here's something I made for my home on my old sewing machine. Its a vintage model, which can only stitch straight. The backwards function is not working and so is…

The Saree Quilt

A few days back I told you I'd do a separate post about the Saree Floor Quilt in my living room, here it is... This is a huge  quilt. About 7' x 7'. Its made from a vintage silk saree. The pallu or the end of the sar…

Personalized Pillows!!!

I did finish that order for 40 personalized pillows for a friend of mine. They were the return gifts at a birthday party. And people loved them. Here they are... For the girls... And for the boys... yeah... even aadi got …