Category Archives: General News

A Saga, A Serger, A Shirt…

This is a continuation of this post.http://www.susansewsdaily.com/buttons-buttons-buttons/ When I made these pants I thought that a black knit top with some button detail on the sleeve would be smashing! I love buttons! and i love to use them as interesting embellishments on my garments. These pants screamed for a quiet top with some not so…

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Buttons! Buttons! Buttons!

Buttons!~ Buttons! I love buttons!  Buttons are not merely functional.  They can be the finishing touch on a garment.They add style, whimsy and color. They can rock  a basic shirt and make it sing with trendiness. When MissMeliss was young and I sewed for her I made clothing with ladybug buttons. I added buttons down…

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Happy New Year! Looking Back Looking Forward…

  December 31, 2017 La Paz Baja California Sur… This year is drawing to a close. This day started with a lovely breakfast at Bon Appetit in the village near our house. Our breakfast was accompanied by mimosas.  A neighbor popped in and said he was meeting four other people. The restaurant is small and can…

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Susan is Dreaming of a White Wardrobe

  Every year for the past seven years there has been an elegant on the beach charity event called The Taste of La Paz. I have always wanted to attend. And one of the charities is a hot breakfast and scholarship program for poor children. This program is dear to our hearts. It has been…

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Baja Susana! Handmade in Mexico…And Notes from Christmas Past!

Okay, I know, I have not been posting here. BUT! I have been sewing. Before I tell you about what I have been doing. Let me catch you up a little on my life.  On April 27th I had my third and most successful corneal transplant. My vision has returned and is improving daily. do…

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Susan Melted Her Scissors with a Hot Iron…Again!

        Over on my favorite sewing website,Pattern Review Many of us have been discussing what sewing is like now that we Boomers are seniors. Gone are the days when I could whip out a mini skirt or two in the morning before school. Or even in my 30s when I made entire…

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Lazy Susan Makes Some Lazy Girl Bags!

A long, long time ago,when I was living in my beach house I received a call from my beautiful daughter, MissMeliss. ” Mom! This is Melissa, I need you to sew me something.” What she wanted was a new tote bag to carry her pink MacBook in when she attended a juried writers workshop in…

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A Passel of Pants; Shorts and Capris Using my Fit for Art Platinum Pants Pattern

Last month on Pattern Review (PR) there was a perfect contest for me and the way that  I sew. I usually will make a pair of shorts or pants or Capris or all three and then make a couple of tops to coordinate. It was the Endless Combination Contest. It was simple make a minimum…

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100 Days Project, Lutterloh,Up-cycling and Me!

    Forty one days into the 100 Days Project, I am loving it. And friends and family are watching me, commenting and telling me that they are having a good time. My friend Kass, that I mentioned in another post said she has never enjoyed sewing as much as she has while following me…

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Lekala Tank Top and Platinum Shorts, Red and White and Ready for Summer

Well it’s that time of year. That time when the sun shines every day, and the temperature rises every day, and the pool water warms up. It is a time to wear as little as possible. And it is time to replace last year’s summer wardrobe.  The reason for replacing the whole thing is that…

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