Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries

My sewing experiences as I learn to sew.

Welcome to Sewing Mishaps and Discoveries.

Here you can find my blog about my experiences in sewing. You can also view items I have made and purchase one of my creations. Hope you enjoy your visit!

Recent Blog Posts

My Etsy Shop


I have added a bunch of items I have made to my Etsy shop. I have some great coupons just for my blog readers: 10% off purchases $10 or more SEWING10 20% off purchases $25 or more SEWING20 30% off purchases $50 or more SEWING30 They all expire at the end of the year (December … Continue reading

New Sewing Machine!

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I just bought my first sewing/embroidery machine! I have only ever had basic mechanical sewing machines, never a digital machine. Now I can embroider! That is going to change how I sew. Well maybe not so much, but there have been times I wish I could have embroidered something on a garment I made. Especially … Continue reading

Equipment Upgrade


After sewing a wedding dress, I now want to upgrade my sewing equipment so I can continue sewing wedding dresses or other garments for others. However our budget doesn’t allow such an upgrade. So I started a GoFundMe campaign. If you would like to help you can donate money. Some donation levels even come with … Continue reading

The Wedding Dress Day

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After another fitting the dress was perfect. I tacked down the lace, sewed on buttons from my aunt’s dress and added a bustle. The dress was ready for it’s big day. I also had time to sew the flower girl dresses and the ring bearer vest and tie.

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2015 PR Best Patterns of 2012-2014 Contest

2015 PR Best Patterns of 2012-2014

Mini Wardrobe Contest 2014

Mini Wardrobe Contest 2014

Jean Contest 2013

2013 Jeans Contest

Jean Contest 2013

2013 Jeans Contest

Sewing for Children 2013

2013 Sewing for Children Contest

UFO Contest 2013

UFO (UnFinished Object)

Fabric Stash Contest 2013

Fabric Stash Contest 2013

Costume Contest 2012

Costume Contest

Costume Contest 2012

Costume Contest

One Pattern Many Looks Contest 2012

One Pattern, Many Looks

One Yard Contest 2012

One Yard Challenge