new machine

projects,the studio — Danielle on April 20, 2007 at 8:42 pm

juki serger

Yep she’s a beaut’ my new Juki serger! What a sweet machine.

Hm, now all I need is something to serge – no time to draft a pattern! Let’s cut it freehand like Julian Roberts. Do you know how this will turn out? Because I don’t.

Some of you may recall my previous foray in freehand cutting.

freehand cut t-shirt pattern

The final result.

freehand cut t-shirt

This t-shirt actually formed its own pocket. A modified version of this concept without the droopy bit on the other side could look quite clever and be useful too. Hm.

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    1. Okay, I’m totally confused. I keep looking at the top photo and then the bottom one, but I’m really not sure of how that happened — you’re a magician of fabric!

      Comment by Nadia Lewis — April 20 2007 @ 9:51 pm
    2. Not really a magician! Like I said, I didn’t really know how it would turn out until I serged it up.

      hint: The big hole is the hem.

      Bonus points to anyone who can see how I’m going to modify the idea to make the pocketry intentional.

      Comment by Danielle — April 21 2007 @ 6:21 am
    3. That is impressive. Incredible. Wow!

      Comment by Miss Twiss — April 21 2007 @ 8:16 am
    4. love the before and after shots of the shirt, very cool!! i also love the shot of the serger, drooling with envy at your workspace ;)

      Comment by aveline — May 1 2007 @ 8:24 am
    5. WOW. That’s really great. I want to have it…

      Comment by f&art — May 1 2007 @ 9:04 am
    6. hey…..are you selling your industrial serger Danielle? Today I popped over to TorontoCraftAlert to see what was going on back home and I saw a picture of your serger for sale…just curious or is somebody else using your photo?

      http://torontocraftalert.blogspot.com/

      It’s funny how you recognize photo’s from older posts….

      Comment by Jill — November 5 2007 @ 3:35 pm
    7. Hi Jill, no, I’m not selling it. Someone else is using my photo. How peculiar.

      Comment by Danielle — November 5 2007 @ 3:47 pm
    8. yes that is what I thought….very strange…

      Comment by Jill — November 5 2007 @ 4:43 pm

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