Tuesday, July 14, 2009
That's what I've been muttering to myself all morning. We are going to LaPine tomorrow and will spend our days off over there. That's a good thing. It does however seriously impede my sewing time, so I thought I would treat myself to a couple of hours of sewing before I went to work. I have been very good getting projects done for others and I have several things cut out for me that I would like to finish. I replaced a zipper in a sweatshirt for a friend yesterday, so I thought I would begin with a nice blouse for me. The Evolve was set to coverstitch, so the first order of business was to change it back to serge. Not a big deal...it has the jet air threading which is super easy...not that threading a serger scares me...I was the elastic girl at Jantzen and time spent threading was money lost, so this girl was fast with the thread changing! Anyhoo...changeover done and test seam sewn...WTH??? Looks horrible! So I fiddle around...could it be I stuck the needle in wrong? How'd I do that??? Needle fixed...new test seam...WTH??? Still has problems...check the threading...lower looper thread over the guide instead of through it. How'd I do that??? Fixed that and new test seam. Sews fine...start on the garment...the chain stitch thread pulls out...WTH??? Old cone of serger thread...replace with good thread...test seam good. Start sewing garment again...sew wrong pieces together...WTH??? I think I'll just blog about it while I eat my lunch and go to work. Hope this bad karma doesn't stick with me there...no one wants a nurse with a black cloud over her head! Perhaps the sewing Gods will smile on me when I get home tonight. Hope you are all having a good sew day!