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Mini review of all my sewing marking tools

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Every time I go to a sewing store, I leave with some sort of marking tool.  It’s like every time I go out, I take nail polish home with me.  It’s a mystery of life. I figured I’d write a mini review of every marking tool I own since I have so many. 1. Clover ChacoPel marking pencils: These are a recent addition to my pencil collection.  These are great and incredibly pigmented.  The only […]

Janome 8002DX overlocker review – that thing I impulsively bought one day

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About six-ish months ago I went into my local sewing store to do some leisurely window shopping.  This thing came home with me.  I swear I don’t know how that happened.  It just sort of made puppy dogs eyes and followed me home and I kept it. This is my Janome 8002DX overlocker which I’m convinced is actually exactly the same as the Aldi Lumina Overlocker.  At least they look exactly the same.  I’m very curious to […]

Happy birthday, sewing machine! A Janome DC2050 review

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Last year, I decided I wanted to sew seriously again.  I have always loved making things with my hands, but wanted a craft that was really practical. Unfortunately my old sewing machine was pretty terrible… I don’t think cheap sewing machines necessarily mean bad sewing machines, but mine was terrible.  The bobbin thread would often snap and I spent more time rethreading than sewing.  I don’t know whether I just didn’t thread it right or […]

Mini Review – Clover Chaco Liner, Plus Hawthorn is Chugging Along

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Two weeks into work and i’ve decided I don’t want to be an adult anymore!  Full time work is hard.  I really should’ve appreciated uni life more while I was still able to sleep during class without repurcussions.  Speaking of sleep, that’s pretty much I all do nowadays outside of work because I am so exhausted.  Zzzzz.  I’m sorry I haven’t been reading anyone’s blogs, either.  I’ll get back to it soon!  I just need […]