Month: December 2007

Easing out of the holidays

I always seem to have a problem easing back into work after the holidays. Do you? It’s not as though we did much. Just putzed around, visited with family and played with cats. The period between Christmas and New Years seems to fall into this nebulous gray area where I’m perusing the past, cataloging my considerable sins of the year and casting a wary eye towards needed changes in the new year (dread).…

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News from you: Holiday edition

Welcome to the holiday edition of News From You, an eclection of news, the weird, the arcane and the downright useless of interest to F-I infovores. Is anybody working today? I’m here but not really doing anything other than pretending to attempt to get my email box down to zero thinking that’d make for a dandy new year’s resolution.…

Industrial sewing machines differential feed

This is definitely one of those things I rarely write about because I think everyone already knows it (and probably more than I do) but what the heck. This is (circuitously) about differential feed on industrial sergers. I’d been playing with the mobius scarves again under the guise of making “Christmas gifts” but the activity would be more accurately described as making dual-duty prototypes, the advantage being the results are pawned off as genuine product.…