Dyeing Fabric

In an effort to not spend money needlessly, I’ve been making sure to try to mend or upgrade current clothing options when needed, instead of buying new. But, deep down, I also find this to be a fun task. It’s like a puzzle, how can I make this clothing work? Can I turn it into something else? Can I alter it? Add new buttons? Add patches?

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A Second Singer

Quite awhile ago, over a year actually, my aunt asked me if I’d like to have one of her older electric singer sewing machines. Initially, I was nervous. There is something about an electric machine that makes me nervous. They are entirely more fancy and have so many gizmos, that I was worried it would be very complicated. But…I also thought it would be crazy to turn down a free sewing machine-even if it needs a little bit of work.

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