Archive of posts with category 'Sewing'

Buying a sewing machine

I get asked “What sewing machine should I buy?” a lot, so I’m going to compile all my recommendations in one place.

Cut-and-sew sale

Spoonflower's doing a site-wide 20%-off sale this week, so it's a good time to pick up my cut-and-sew designs if you have been waiting for a discount.

Custom-printing vinyl

I ordered some custom-printed vinyl. Here are the results...

The tiny Aldi sewing machine

Someone on the fediverse was asking about basic sewing machine recommendations, and the tiny Aldi sewing machine came up. I wasn’t planning to get one – I have *counts on...

Flowspooner

Spoonflower’s got short-pile minky but no mochi, so I’ve been contemplating the possibility of sublimation on mochi for quite awhile. It’s polyester (generally 94-96%, the elastane being the remaining percent)...

Mochi color reference, 2022 edition

Good news! JoAnn has started carrying Pure Plush double-sided mochi again, and in new colors that make it better suited for DIY Squishmallows than the ones I swatched in 2021....

The hedgehog, 2006 edition

I got another request to revive a forgotten pattern. This critter was part of a plushie swap on a now-defunct swap site. I shipped it to the UK, and got...

Last-minute gift roundup

If you’re down to the wire and need a last-minute gift, there’s plenty of little projects in the archives, for both conventional and embroidery machines.

Dracoraptor?

Soon as I saw Choly Knight’s dinosaur pattern, I knew I had to try putting wings on the velociraptor to see if it would make a suitable dragon. So that...