Author Archives: DragonflyUnlimited

About DragonflyUnlimited

I've been sewing since I was three. Back then I made awesome (to a three-year-old!) gowns for Barbie. Nowadays I make clothes for myself and costumes for the local high school drama productions. I also work full-time and have two kids (high school and college age).

Happy Countdown Day!

I freely admit this post is late. I really should have made it when I thought of it — yesterday at least, if not the day before. But in those countries that write the abbreviation for the year first, then … Continue reading

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My Prettiest Machine :-)

Every once in a while, we all just want to brag a bit…on our smartest dog, bravest kid, or…prettiest sewing machine. This is my prettiest sewing machine, a Jones Medium CS treadle from about 1935. When I got it, I … Continue reading

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Ottobre Woman — wrap contest!

About three or four years ago I discovered Ottobre Design and their wonderful pattern magazine. As my kids are well out of their children’s sizes, I just subscribe to Ottobre Woman, which comes out twice a year. (There are also … Continue reading

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My first post…

This is a new venture for me, getting started on a real blog. I hope  to share several things here: Sewing projects, hints, tips, and the occasional tutorial. Healthy living accountability – I am taking steps to live a healthier … Continue reading

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