Favorite sewing projects

I have been thinking about designing a nice beginner – intermediate project for those of you reading and following my blog, as a thank you, but I am having a terrible time deciding what type of project would be best. I do know I would like to include a serger component, and my preference would be to incorporate machine embroidery as well, but sometimes I know I get carried away and try to include every technique I know into the same project. Does anyone else have that problem?

So, with that in mind, I have created this poll and I would greatly appreciate your input on what I should do, at at least what I should do FIRST. I do hope to create more projects as we go along.

Since I am still recovering from my horseback riding accident, mentioned in a previous post, the project itself won’t start for at least a week, so there’s plenty of time for your input.

You can choose more than one option, but if I left off your favorite idea, please leave it for me in a comment. Thanks! I am excited to see the poll results.

Kindle book update available

If you purchased the Kindle book Poppy Serger and Sewing Machine Cover when it first came out, the update is now available.  Go to Manage Your Kindle, find the book, and Update is one of the choices under the Actions menu.  Thank you for your support.

When the Kindle update for my pattern will be available

I have learned so much from this publication experience.

My Kindle update is uploaded and available for purchase.  Anyone purchasing the book from today forward will receive the updated version with the proper formatting.  For those of you who purchased already, the update will not be available for you to download for the next 2 weeks.  So, I will notify you again then when it’s available.

Phew!  But learning something new is so much fun, once you get past the challenges involved, isn’t is?

Kindle update complete and uploaded

Thank you to everyone who has bought my serger cover pattern.  I have figured out how to get the pictures included, and corrected most of the formatting problems with the original upload.  I have asked Amazon to send out an e-mail to everyone who purchased the book, when the update is ready.  By Monday evening or Tuesday, you should be able to download a much nicer version; more readable and with pictures and diagrams.

I hope you like the pattern;  there is so much to learn in it.  Please tell your friends about it!

I would also love to hear from you if you are interested in having more patterns written in Kindle format.  I would love to create more of them if there’s interest.

Have a wonderful day!

Serger cover pattern for Kindle

I finally got to see the Kindle version of my serger cover pattern.  The formatting did not come out correctly at all.  I will be reformatting it and uploading a corrected version as soon as I can, so if you buy the book, don’t worry.  I’ll be fixing it.


Thank you for your patience.

Serger Cover or Sewing Machine Cover Pattern

Although I feel like I’ve been offline for forever, it’s actually only been a little over a month.  We are now finished with our travels, and I hope to start posting more regularly again.

Why did I name this post “Serger Cover or Sewing Machine Cover Pattern?”  Because I just published my Poppy Serger Cover pattern on Kindle.  You can find it at: http://www.amazon.com/Poppy-Serger-Sewing-Machine-ebook/dp/B008HV2106/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1341605215&sr=1-1&keywords=poppy+serger

As you might imagine, I am terribly excited.  But, do you want to know what’s even better?

The great news is:  For Prime members it is available for FREE through the lending library for the next 3 months.

And the BEST news is:  The pattern is available for FREE to everyone this weekend, July 7 and 8.  So, be sure to look it up on Saturday or Sunday to get your own FREE copy.

Although the cover looks complicated, it is actually very easy.  The book is full of lots of different techniques, from which you can pick and choose which you want to use on your cover, and which you would rather use some other time.


Free Machine Embroidery and Serger Project

I’m so excited.  I am getting ready to send out my February newsletter, which will contain the last installment of the free directions for my beautiful serger cover or sewing machine cover.  It fits my Imagine serger and my Brother PC8500 sewing machine.  With 2 more inches in width, which could be added easily to the black strips, it would fit my Pfaff CV.Creating, producing, and then writing the instructions for this cover has been a wonderful journey, and my sewing room has never looked so pretty. This cover is appropriate for all levels.  If you can operate your embroidery machine and serger, you can complete this project.

If you do not have a serger or embroidery machine, don’t worry.  I have re-written the directions for sewing machine only techniques as well.

If you have not yet signed up for my free newsletter, now is the perfect time.  The first two parts to the directions are posted for download on the group site, and the last of the directions will be sent out next week. This free project will be available through the end of February.  So, sign up now to learn all sort of new serger and embroidery techniques while you beautify your sewing room.

Sign up at: http://www.cherishedneedlecreations.com/home/newsletter


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