Category Archives: General News

Face Masks and Starting Over in a New Place!

Can you believe it has been eight months since we chatted about sewing? So much has changed in my life, in our nation and the world! This year started out so well for me. Early in January I received and accepted an offer on my house. After 18 months of widowhood I was ready tor…

Continue Reading →

One Lutterloh Pattern, Three Ways, Two Sizes

  One Pattern Three Ways, Two Sizes I LOVE this Lutterloh pattern. Such an elegant silhouette. The color in the fashion illustration is uninspiring. But as a sewist, a creative, a designer, I can see the beauty, the simplicity and how the design will be transformed by the fabric used.   Let’s start with today…

Continue Reading →

Baja Susana Presents: A FREE PDF Scarf Pattern. Make One! Make a Bunch!

    P Many years ago, in the last century I designed this scarf. I made bunches for myself and my daughter and as gifts. And then I forgot about it.  With the ability to make my own little pattern into a PDF I decided to do just that. And for my Friends on Pattern…

Continue Reading →

Susan Sews a Denim Dream

Susan Sews  A Denim Dream     While I was searching for the photos to upload for this post, I saw one in my photo stream called Denim Dreams! I don’t usually wear jeans. And find denim “jean” skirts and “jean” jackets heavy and constricting. Too much top stitching. Big pockets on the derriere and…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

Page 1 of 4