Saturday, March 20, 2010

Celebrate Life...

I'm really enjoying the Celebrate Life album that we're doing for Shimelle's latest class. I decided to go for a 6x12 album format to have a bit of a different canvas to work on. And I have to say I'm enjoying it a lot. I have done a 6x12 album before but that was landscape and this is portrait format.

The challenge for the day was to use up some patterned paper scraps. This is something which I'm pretty good at anyway, and always enjoy doing, so I was very happy for this. I used lots of scraps long the right side and then used my sewing machine to sew across it.

And talking about sewing machines. Can you recommend a good one? I've been tearing my hair out ever since I got mine about 2 years ago. It's been nothing but problems. It gets stuck, the thread rips... any possible problem you can imagine. The chance of me being able to sew a straight line across a 12x12 page without it being "faulty" is about 20% :( I'm desperate!

1 comment:

Jessica said...

I really don't know much about current machines. But in my younger years, White and Singer were the best brands.
I love the 6x12 format idea! Thanks for sharing!