Author Archives: kuby2u

About kuby2u

I love sewing, machine embroidery, cooking, photography and MAC's. I love my iPhone. I have a beautiful chinese sharpei named Chole. I'm happily married to my best friend. I have a wonderful son named Bart who is a LCSW, that I'm very proud of. I am a Christian. I have a Nikon D300S and an Olympus 510 along with a few other point and shoot camera's. I love my Bernina 830 sewing machine.

Tank Top Dreams and Gout

I had some great summer sewing plans, but as sometimes  happens life gets in the way. More about that below. Using Pattern Master Boutique, I wanted to perfect the fit of a tank top and also test other tank top … Continue reading

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Vogue 1291 Sandra Betzina’s Todays Fit

Vogue 1291 Sandra Betzina's Todays Fit

These blouses are wonderful

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SuperFantastic Shirt #2

My second Hot Patterns Superfantasic Shirt is now complete. I started the second one in a rayon challis (that feels delicious) and sadly the front was terribly off grain. I managed to get a second piece and salvage the collar, … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Great Notion

No, not the movie. It’s not out on DVD yet. With my new blouse I created using Hot Patterns Superfantastic Shirt, I found two super notions that made my task easier. In addition I will share sources I have found … Continue reading

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Meatball Mania

My husband Richard absolutely loves meatballs. For Christmas, I asked for this meatball maker. I found out about it from my friend Mattie’s Blog . She also loved this because the meatballs browned evenly in less then 15 minutes. In … Continue reading

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Bernina Tote Bag and Miss Hilly

Richard gifted me with a beautiful new Bernina Series 830E in November of 2009 from California Sewing. We knew and liked Roza for the years we were Bernina dealers.  I’ve blogged about this machine before, but I’ve also had my … Continue reading

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US Senate Bean Soup

I got this recipe from “Not Your Mothers Slow Cooker Cookbook.” and have wanted to make it for awhile. If you google Senate Bean Soup you will get a zillion hits 1 lb dry navy beans picked over; soaked in … Continue reading

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