My machine wasn't working well either. I t was my bad though, the thread tension was out of wack, I adjusted it after and tried again and it worked fine. Actually the shoulder seam didn't come out exactly the way I wanted because it was 1/8 inch narrower than I wanted (my sewing is rusty from not having sewn in a few years and my son was trying to take over the machine, not good) That's okay though it worked out great otherwise and I'll be starting work on developing the rest of the master blocks from this bodice's flat pattern. So cool.
Now however, the real world dictates that I need to work on my freelance writing, got another 12 article project from one of my old clients, that will be some of next week's groceries. And I also have to start working on my friend's new book, I'm doing the illustrations for. The second installment of a children's salat book (I illustrated the first one too actually) I'm just hoping that my kids will let me actually get the work done for the rough story board. I think I'll be able to find a way. I also have to write the text for it, shouldn't be too, too hard though.
Got to keep those patternblocks coming so I can start working on getting my patternmaking business started. Slowly but surely. I want to be up and running before the year is out. I'm hoping to get my hands on a button hole ruler and a flexi curve ruler though, that'll help me out lot once I get started. I'll be getting those from Gold Star sewing supplies online. They're cheaper than a lot of other stores.
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