I feel like my new sewing machine talks to me. “Let’s get to work,” she says. She’s practical and eager.
I always had a hard time sewing small pieces of fabric together on my Viking. If I started too close to the edge of the fabric, the needle would push the fabric into the bobbin case, or feed dogs wouldn’t pull it along.
But my Janome Sewist is up for anything. Now working with the small scraps of fabric that Hannah sent me is a pleasure.
I made a bunch more potholders today and plan on finishing up the Kitchenware Potholders I designed last week tomorrow. I’ll put them up for sale in my Etsy Shop in the afternoon (I don’t like not having any potholders in my Etsy Shop) and work on these new potholders next week.
Hannah sent me some pictures of the shopping bags she made from the feed bags I sent her. They’re for sale at “The Rusty Button Shop” in East Aurora NY. Hannah also has a couple of shopping bags for sale on the Whispering Pines Farm Website.
I think it a lovely exchange of fabric scraps and feed bags.