Thursday, January 26, 2012

I came, I saw, I CONQUERED!!!

Months ago - four and a half to be precise - my amazingly wonderful husband bought me a Bernina Serger for my birthday that could do pretty much anything I could ever want to do.

The problem is I had NO IDEA how to use it!!  

Over the past few months I tried a few times to thread it and with two kids running around and holding a baby I just couldn't figure it out so I put it away for a time when I could attack it when I was by myself.  Well last night was that night!!

Haha - yes that is the instruction booklet open beside my serger!!!
I'm so glad that my husband wasn't downstairs with me since I must have sounded like a raving lunatic talking to myself all alone in the basement but it worked - I actually serged something:


Since I hadn't been able to figure it out I didn't have any serged projects to start on last night so I just played with some scrap fabric that I had in one of my bins - and it didn't help that it was 11:00 at night.  I just might have to frame this little scrap as my proof that (when given a little bit of quiet time) I can actually figure some sewing stuff out without YouTube!  ;)


Now that I've got two different techniques (overlock and rolled hem) sort of figured out I get to add MORE to my WIP pile!  I forsee some dress-up clothes for the girls and maybe some play bags that will be made in the near future now.

2 comments:

  1. Yeah! You will have fun with it. Does the shop offer classes? You can learn so much through them.

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  2. Way to go! Your practice looks great!

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