Posts Tagged: Sewing machine

At the Factory

At the Factory

“I don’t care how you do it, even if you have to live down there and sleep under their machines, it better be done. What are you still standing there for?”

At the Factory

At the Factory

“I don’t care how you do it, even if you have to live down there and sleep under their machines, it better be done. What are you still standing there for?”

The Feed Dogs

The Feed Dogs

Afternoons passed as I coaxed the diaphanous wisps to approach the needle, only to watch the cranky old machines turn on them, snatching and biting. This won’t hurt a bit, I’d promise and, moments later, have to rescue another gnarled

The Feed Dogs

The Feed Dogs

Afternoons passed as I coaxed the diaphanous wisps to approach the needle, only to watch the cranky old machines turn on them, snatching and biting. This won’t hurt a bit, I’d promise and, moments later, have to rescue another gnarled

Jackie Mallon's sewing machine

The fashion designer who doesn’t sew

Today I retrieved my sewing machine from the back of a cupboard. I suppose all the preparations for the novel launch had got me thinking it might be time to reconcile with those feed dogs. I had to unpack piles of sketchbooks,

Jackie Mallon's sewing machine

The fashion designer who doesn’t sew

Today I retrieved my sewing machine from the back of a cupboard. I suppose all the preparations for the novel launch had got me thinking it might be time to reconcile with those feed dogs. I had to unpack piles of sketchbooks,