Sometimes I love Craigslist. Sometimes I don't - it's gotten weird and there are a lot of crazies on there. But this week I loved it since I posted my basic Singer sewing machine up on my local arts and crafts sale board and had it sold that day! I wanted to sell it since I just didn't like using it that much - I kept having issues with the tension and just ended up not using it because I always felt like it was a pain to use. And also because I saw, read the reviews, and ended up buying this the day before I sold my old one:
A new, computerized sewing machine. Love it. So much easier and fun to use. And I love the newer technology - push a button and it knows what you want to do and what weight fabric you are working with. I've already hemmed a few pairs of pants that I've been needing to get hemmed (story of my life...I am so short!). It's not a high end machine by any means - there are much fancier and sturdier machines out there...but it's a better machine than the very basic one I had was. And it was on sale and not too bad at all after I sold the other one.
It's a nice addition to my studio - which I recently cleaned up. Still needs some organizing though. I have a lot of art, craft, and sewing stuff in there!
Besides just hemming pants, I wanted a new project to do with my new machine. Even though I had a horrible migraine all day yesterday....I went out to Jo-Ann's and got some fabric and started cutting out some of it tonight. Love these bright, cheery colors - guess I wanted some happy while I was feeling so horrible yesterday! I'll show you the project when I get it finished....maybe....as long as I do actually finish it and as long as it turns out decent.