Tag Archives: custom sewing and alterations

Quilting in a Small Town

Sharing a little local fame and glory!

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I am a contestant in the “Super Online Sewing Match II” !

I threw my hat in the ring at the last minute and was very surprised to receive an email saying that I was one of the 10 sewers out of almost 100 auditions selected to compete in the Super Online Sewing Match … Continue reading

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It’s not just May, It’s Me-Made-May!

Just a quick post to share my Me-Made-May commitment with you all! Here I am wearing something made by me during the first 16 days of May. Happy Sewing!

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Indie Patterns and Supplies!

The Monthly Stitch Indie Pattern Contest is just weeks away! Are you deciding what to  make and what Indie Pattern to use? I am! I’m so excited to join in the fun this year. I have a couple of favorites: Colette … Continue reading

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It’s Me-Made-May 2015 Time!

It’s Me-Made-May time again! Let’s do this, friends and neighbors! Here’s my pledge: ‘I, Barbara of Zibergirl.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’15. I endeavour to wear at least one item that is made by me, each day … Continue reading

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Shout out to the 2015 Ready to Wear Fasters!

From the blog: Goodbye Valentino the  RTF (ready to wear fasters) have been presented: Ready to Wear Fasters for 2015  We are a diverse group of sewers who have pledged not to buy any clothing this year. The rules are simple: No purchases … Continue reading

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Persimmon Baby Quilt

I had just a little over a week to make a baby shower gift for a dear family friend. Luckily, I had previously purchased a cute little Persimmon Charm Pack from the Missouri Star Quilt Co. and a matching Bella Solids … Continue reading

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Flattering Your Figure!

Some sewing tips and procedures are never outdated. I just came across a Simplicity Sewing book copyright 1958. I found it at the local senior center thrift store and paid a whopping 25 cents for it. I’ll be sharing some … Continue reading

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Fantastic Dress and Purse… Lekala Style

For the last contest on “The Monthly Stitch“, I made a polka-dot cotton dress with  red decorative stitching and a box purse from a piece of heavy weight plaid cotton canvas and  blue brocade satin lining. I’m very happy with … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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