Our first stop was at Fife, in Washington State which was 10 minutes from the Sewing & Stitchery Expo.
When we checked in the front desk has 3 parcels for me which I had ordered before leaving home and knew I would not be able to easily source them myself during my 3day stay in the USA.
Parcel No. 1
You know about the purchase of my Juki M0-1000, well I also learnt that like the Bernina oerlocker it has a number of specialty feet available. I can purchase them here in Australia, however the cost is pretty high so for the cost of say 3 feet here, I have
There are actually 8 feet,
Now I need to do so some serious playing.
Parcel No. 2
This next parcel might seem a bit odd, but one of my Christmas presents was the Dk-93 Manual Snap Press which I just had to have after reading about it on Lena's blog.
So this parcel from Minkus Margo (at Etsy seller) was 2 sets of dies - a 9.5mm nipple rivet die and 9mm cap rivet die. This is the actual size of the rivets.
Parcel No. 3
Two pieces of 1oz HpyerD Diamond Ripstop in Moroccan Blue and Burnt Orange.
The ripstop I purchased for my Minoru is not water proof and after reading about Morgan's Denali Vest over at Thread Theory I decided to place an order with Ripstop by the Roll and purchased enough of the blue for another Minoru and the burnt orange for a vest.
Now I have them home, they are very light so my plans may change.
I also dragged Mark along to Jo-Ann's to have a look around and this is what followed me home
Not my normal fabric, but a pair of Carolyn Pajamas will make me smile every time I wear them.
Then we headed to visit family and friends in Canada, so two more Canadian suppliers packages were waiting for me.
Parcel No. 4
I have dabbled in bra making with a Watson and really want to make my own bras for various reasons. I already have the three current Beverly Johnson's Bra Making Classes on Craftsy and had heard that her manuals were very good.
Parcel No. 5
I have made Mark two versions of the Strathcona Henley t-shirt by Thread Theory and Morgan had talked about this luscious Canadian-made 100% cotton interlock fabric so I thought I would purchase a kit to see what Mark's thinks of it.
Of course since I have returned home there were a few more packages I could have had organised but there will be a next time I'm certain.
2016 Stash Out: 0 m
2016 Stash In: 15 m