This little project inspired me to start saving our family money and, oh yes I will use the word, intentionally attempting to mend clothing that needs attention. My normal practice was to take it to this very lovely lady in town but I would pay a pretty penny for her alterations. Other than bridesmaid dress (dare I say I will be in a wedding again one day…it could happen I suppose!) alterations,… Read More
This afternoon I successfully dug out my grandmother’s sewing machine (a cool touch screen Singer from 1980-ish). I also successfully threaded both the spool and bobbin (correct terms?), and successfully played around with several different stitch patterns. Pretty cool this thing called sewing. I think I found a new hobby. Send me some of your home-made sewing projects. I need continued inspiration to greatness!!
I cannot say enough about this e-book I purchased. A friend from college posted it on her Facebook page on Thanksgiving day and I snagged it after reading a little information about it. My daughter and I really enjoyed going through this together. Every day she would ask, “Mom, when can we do our craft?” I made a very conscious effort to carve time out with her to do the craft, but… Read More