Sunday, August 21, 2016

Fashion Makerspace: Fashion Sewing 101 (FS 101)


I've been planning to learn or re-learn how to use the sewing machine hahahah but I've always thought that the fees are kinda expensive since I am not sure how long this obsession with sewing will last.

I've found Fashion Makerspace when I was actually searching for classes and its not for sewing. Browse through this website and found this class Fashion Sewing 101 and its just SGD 15.00.

Its a 1.5 hours workshop wherein they will teach you the basics of a sewing machine and some basic stitching too and if you're in the morning or afternoon session there's a trip to the textile market.

Let's start my adventure in sewing...

They are located at 10A Trengganu St S(058464) if you follow their map on their website you wouldn't be lost. The place is easy to find, it's just right beside the seafood restaurant.





Walk up to the 2nd floor and you found it.

I was not able to take any inside when I came in, my shy side came out hahahahah.

Anyways I went to my station, there are several but since I am a leftie I did try to find the corner space and lucky for me its right beside the instructor.

This is what was waiting for me on my station.








The lesson is divided into 3 parts.

Part 1: How to operate domestic machines and use the tools necessary for sewing.

The instructor Ms Hailey will go through a bit of theory which I found very interesting she explained each part of the sewing machine and what it is for, this is the part wherein its better if you take down notes, along the way she will also give you tips, if you are like me who tends to forget this, it will come in handy. 

The best tip I got was about the bobbin, the metal is way better than the plastic and it all boils down to practicality of usage.







Part 2: Hands-on stitching practice and sewing tips

In part one Ms Hailey did explain the different parts of the sewing machine and now the hands on part.

She will demonstrate in details how to thread the sewing machine she made it look so easy and it was kinda easy except for one instance that I had with the plastic bobbin hahahahha see she was right metal is better.

Again she will be giving tips on how to do things and it was really good and you could apply it right away.

After threading the sewing machine, it's time practice some stitching.



It was fun hahhaha I was laughing at myself. Ms Hailey did say that patience is needed when doing the curve stitching and I think I left my patience at home :-).

Ms Hailey and her assistant Mary will be going around the table to assist in case you need help.

Part 3: Visit and explore Chinatown textile market

I've never been a Chinatown going person except when I have guests from overseas hahahaha so going for this trip was a treat. Ms Hailey will show you the shops were they themselves buy their sewing materials.



I won't be going into details about what happened and what I learned, you should go and experience it for yourself. The fee is totally worth it, you will be able to learn so much.

And if you do decide to go for this class please come earlier they really start on time.

You might ask so what's next? well I am going for their Fashion Sewing 102 of course.

Till then...

ADDRESS
10A Trengganu St
Singapore 058464


OPERATING HOURS
11:00 AM to 09:30PM (Mon to Fri)
11:00 AM to 05:00PM (Sat to Sun)

Website: http://fashionmakerspace.com/





Saturday, August 13, 2016

Free Printables: 5R (5X7) Celebrating Love Table numbers


I was supposed to go to Malaysia today with a group of colleagues for a 1 day Durian trip and guess what??? I was not able to wake up by the time that I did they are already on their way... and my BFF's are hating me right now hahahahhah hopefully they forget all about it by Monday :-)

So since I was already awake I did a bit of work related things..got bored and decided to browse my files and saw this super cute "celebrating love" vector which gave me an idea, too lazy to make an invitation so what's the next best thing? Table numbers!!!!

Here you go... all you need to do is either print them out using your ever reliable printer. Just click the picture and it will bring you to the download page.

I've designed up to 30 tables

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxE6S4i18C3OVkMyeFhNc1VNVFk&usp=sharing

Here is a blank one, if you are using any photo editing tools.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxE6S4i18C3OVDVIQ3hjbnNEX0E/view?usp=sharing

Got more than 30 tables? Don't fret here is a PDF file for you.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxE6S4i18C3ONDBjeE0taDVFbms/view?usp=sharing


Or you want them all?? Click HERE
There it goes, hope you like our printables for today. And if you do use it please send us a photo :-)

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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

20 Inspiration Quotes from The Adventures of Miss Chuchubells






If you are following me on Instagram or Facebook you guys would know that I've been posting some motivational or inspirational quotes.

It all started with coffee related posts since I love coffee so much that I can't literally function without my morning dose, then it hit me... with all the negativity around us why not put a little positive vibes in the morning into the internet hahahah I know I know there are already a thousand and one positive quotes daily from other websites that bombard your Instagram or Facebook feed, not another one you might say...well my answer will be...it wouldn't hurt you right hahahahha and it's way better than reading some negative article or someone ranting about almost anything under the sun.

And believe it or not it does help me go through the day, reading those quotes that I post will be my mantra... it's not easy practicing what you preach but what is most important is that you give it a try... haiz!! there are some trying times.. I will be so worked up over some issues and I am seconds away in posting some rant on my Facebook and then toink!!! I will see my morning post and it will bring me back to reality.

Well if you might ask...how to I do it?? hahahahah I am doing it during my morning commute with the help of Pinterest and my ever trusty app Instamag is available for both Android and IOS.

I've started posting these quotes in March on a daily basis and here are my 20 favorites to share with you guys...























I hope you liked it...and if you do please follow my Facebook page or Instagram account for more daily motivational quotes.

If you have any favorite quotes please share it at the comment section and maybe just maybe I will be able to use it for my daily post. 


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