25reasons

Melbourne, Australia

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I began sewing when I was 15 years old. I made newspaper pattern from a favourite batik skirt, and sewed it up on my grandmother's treadle machine. After that, I just kept sewing. I bought a Husqvarna Pratica in 1974, and and sewed on that over the years. This year (2013), I finally upgraded, and bought myself a Husqvarna Opal 670, and a Brother Lock 3034D. I also enjoy hand sewing, and in more recent years, quilting, and making handbags. I have ... Read Full Bio »