My new baby!

My new baby!

So one day, Yoshimi noticed that one of her friends was looking for someone who would take her old serger. Being such a nice person who always remembers her other friends, she messaged me rightaway to ask whether I want that serger. Would I want that serger? Why, of course I want!! That was how…

My mother’s Janome

My mother’s Janome

We’re still on summer vacation in Indonesia right now and have visited Jakarta, Jogjakarta, and Bandung where all our families are living. My mother lives in Jogjakarta and I had the chance to take pictures of her old Janome sewing machine. My late father rarely bought things for my mother, and this sewing machine was…

Machineless week and Bombshell dress online course

Machineless week and Bombshell dress online course

We took my sewing machine to the repair shop last Saturday. It was such a hot day (35°C !) and my husband carried the heavy machine through several train trips before we reached the Janome dealer in Asagaya. The man opened the sewing plate, took a look inside and shook his head heavily, which of course…

My sewing machine is broken (T_T)

My sewing machine is broken (T_T)

That’s my beautiful Janome sitting sadly in my sewing room. Because it is broken! (T_T) I was sewing a pair of jeans for my husband when the needle stopped because of some threads bunching under the plate. I tugged on the fabric to pull it out, then opened the bobbin case to clean it. I’ve…

New sewing machine!

New sewing machine!

The bad news is, my Janome Agneau d’Or Y101 is now officially dead. We took it to a Janome dealer last week, a little shop in a nice small street. A nice woman greeted us and she gasped when we showed her a piece of fabric with loopy stitches on it.  She then tried to…

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