Saturday, November 18, 2006

The Sewing Corner

Here are a few dresses almost ready for the store. I am excited! I am finding that I can comfortably sew about 4 in one week, working about 2 hours a day.

If you have any fabric or accessories suggestions let me know. Next year I hope to be more on top of the seasons with dresses made from appropriate colors for each season. I am working on sewing pantaloons or bloomers as we call them here, to match the outfits.

I am hoping to get a new sewing machine for my birthday ;-) And eventually a serger so that the clothes will look more professional!


rcsnickers said...

They look great! What price range are you looking at? My MIL has a Pfaff serger and it is great!


Audrey said...

I am thinking the prices will vary slitely depending on fabric and extras, as well as style....but for a basic jumper like these...probably around $16.00.
Does that sound reasonable?

I wish I had a couple hundred dollars to spare this weekend as Joanns has a serger and sewing machine on sale. The discounts would save me about 350$...but I can only get one or the other and I think a new sewing machine warrants first priority.

I could skip the sono and be able to swing it...LOL

rcsnickers said...

I wish we had a JoAnns anywhere nearby!

Personally, $16 seems high. But when you figure price for material and work it is probably right. But I am truly el cheapo!


Audrey said...

I had to factor in shipping costs as well, which will run between two and three dollars :-(

So in all honesty by the time I have made the dress and shipped it out I will profit about 3 dollars LOL...good thing I'm not in it for the money ;-)

That comes out to 1.50 an hour!

Oh that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever! Duet 5:29