I hope you all have had a good week...I know I have been busy as usual. Not only sewing but working in the yard...that is a full time JOB!! LAUGHS!!
I wanted to share something new with you today.
Recently I was Blessed with a new Janome Horizon MC 8900...I AM IN LOVE!!!
When I got the machine home, well it was larger than my old Brother and nothing was gonna fit...SMILES!!
I am one of those who like things to match...so I have made all kind of things for my sewing room including a machine pad and cover...etc..All those won't work anymore with my new BABY!!
I have been busy with other projects & finally I am getting around to making new accessories for my Janome.
Lately I have really been into Black & White and always PINK...WINK,WINK
I lucked up the other day at Joann's and found a fabric that HAD IT ALL...well that got my wheels to turning and inspired me get to designing..
My base layer needs to be 14 x 30, I am going to bind it, so no extra for seam allowance. But I will cut an 1"
larger for Quilting allowance.
My pockets are going to be attached along the front and will have 2 rows or pockets. I will cut extra for seam allowances when attaching pocket bib.
So I cut my fabric and laid out roughly. THIS IS GONNA BE A LEARN AS YOU GO PROJECT...LAUGHS...Surprisingly most of my new designs are and those turn out to be the best ones..BIG LAUGHS!!!
I decided I was gonna made separate pieces so I could removed the pockets if needed and also it would make easier to travel with... I can detach and roll up into the mat.
Really liking that Ideal!!!
I cut all my batting and made my binding and everything was ready to START!!
I made my pocket section first..I was still unsure how it as gonna attach to mat so I decided if I got that piece done, Hopefully it would come to me..WINK, WINK..
I made each strip of pockets separately and then laid then all together and marked where I wanted my pockets...the width.. I stitched through all layers at one time on each marked line. And then attached binding around the whole piece.
Now the Mat Piece. I laid it out and quilted with embroidery thread...I like using embroidery thread, it makes strong beautiful stitching. A BOLD STATEMENT...LAUGHS...and of course I used PINK THREAD...SMILES!!
CAN YOU TELL I LOVE PINK!!!
When all finished, I squared up my mat and attached binding around the whole piece.
NOW ATTACHING THE POCKETS TO THE MAT....AND IT HIT ME BUTTONS!!!
PINK BUTTONS!!!! WINK, WINK
It was perfect!!!!
So I set my machine up for button holes and got started...I marked each place I thought I would be best support, I ended up with 5 buttons. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT
I MIGHT PILE IN THOSE POCKETS!!
I made my button holes and then marked for my buttons. My Janome is GREAT! not only does it do 9 different button holes...It sews on the buttons as well...OH HAPPY ME!!!
So after I got all that whipped up and attached...
There you have it a New Sewing Machine Pad with Pockets to Boot!!
Sorry no a lot of pictures or measurements but I am planning a detailed pattern on this one. So please check back soon, or EVEN BETTER, HIT THE FOLLOW ME TO KNOW WHEN I HAVE NEW POST...BIG BIG SMILES!!!
Thanks for stopping by, Until next time...
**REMEMBER TRY TO STITCH A LITTLE EACH DAY**
AND I LOVE COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS
"A TOUCH OF HINK"