Tag Archives: custom sewing and alterations

New Brand Name!

SEAM QUEEN seamqueen.blog I have changed my domain name to something more sewing related. Zibergirl has matured and perfected her skills. Seamqueen.blog is my new name! Stay tuned for more quilts and other sewing related activities, including alterations!  

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Quilting in a Small Town

Sharing a little local fame and glory!

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I am a contestant in the “Super Online Sewing Match II” !

I threw my hat in the ring at the last minute and was very surprised to receive an email saying that I was one of the 10 sewers out of almost 100 auditions selected to compete in the Super Online Sewing Match … Continue reading

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It’s not just May, It’s Me-Made-May!

Just a quick post to share my Me-Made-May commitment with you all! Here I am wearing something made by me during the first 16 days of May. Happy Sewing!

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Indie Patterns and Supplies!

The Monthly Stitch Indie Pattern Contest is just weeks away! Are you deciding what to  make and what Indie Pattern to use? I am! I’m so excited to join in the fun this year. I have a couple of favorites: Colette … Continue reading

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It’s Me-Made-May 2015 Time!

It’s Me-Made-May time again! Let’s do this, friends and neighbors! Here’s my pledge: ‘I, Barbara of Zibergirl.com, sign up as a participant of Me-Made-May ’15. I endeavour to wear at least one item that is made by me, each day … Continue reading

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Shout out to the 2015 Ready to Wear Fasters!

From the blog: Goodbye Valentino the  RTF (ready to wear fasters) have been presented: Ready to Wear Fasters for 2015  We are a diverse group of sewers who have pledged not to buy any clothing this year. The rules are simple: No purchases … Continue reading

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Persimmon Baby Quilt

I had just a little over a week to make a baby shower gift for a dear family friend. Luckily, I had previously purchased a cute little Persimmon Charm Pack from the Missouri Star Quilt Co. and a matching Bella Solids … Continue reading

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Flattering Your Figure!

Some sewing tips and procedures are never outdated. I just came across a Simplicity Sewing book copyright 1958. I found it at the local senior center thrift store and paid a whopping 25 cents for it. I’ll be sharing some … Continue reading

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Fantastic Dress and Purse… Lekala Style

For the last contest on “The Monthly Stitch“, I made a polka-dot cotton dress with  red decorative stitching and a box purse from a piece of heavy weight plaid cotton canvas and  blue brocade satin lining. I’m very happy with … Continue reading

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