I LOVE Sewing!!!

I LOVE LOVE LOVE sewing!!  I have to say it again, I LOVE sewing!  There is something so satisfying about handmaking something that you envision.  I got my first sewing machine only just a year ago (a birthday present from my wonderful Mom and loving hubby).  I read the manual and off to town I went and have never looked back.

I had minimal instruction from my Grandma Peggy and my Mom, but really taught myself.

The creative possibilities are endless with this small machine.  Here are just a few of my projects that I have  completed with my good friend, the sewing machine:

One of my first sewing projects: Burp Clothes (below)

Quilt and Pictures for my daughter Savannah’s Big Girl Room

Pillows for my daughter Savannah’s Room

Cute Girls Top (below)
Back of Top (below)
Another Girls Top with Matching Hair Accessory

Savannah’s Halloween Costume (2008)
Nursing Cover
Nursing Cover (back)
Dress
Coat
Fall Dress with matching Bloomer

So as you can see, the sewing machine is a wonderful tool!  Have you ever thought about getting a sewing machine and giving it a whirl?  It’s really not as hard as it looks and the personal satisfaction it will bring you is well worth the effort!!

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4 Comments

  1. Just wanted to comment, I saw you on the DIY party list. I love, love, love your header (hehe). We have some of the same loves of crafting and sewing! Glad to meet you and I just think I will follow!

  2. Thanks so much!! Love your header too :-). So glad you stopped by, think I will have to follow your blog as well – looks right up my alley!

  3. Wow! I’ve been sewing for about 1 1/2 now & you are so great! I feel so intimated by so many things but you can do it all! I love that quilt you made! I want to make one so bad, but I feel like I won’t be able to do it! You are inspiring me! I can do it! 🙂

  4. Big follower of yours here 🙂
    Everything about your patterns, book, fabric, etc. is delightfully lovely! Can you please guide us as to how to become a great sewist like you. Any tips would be helpful. I don’t want to sew for business. I just want to make all.of.the.dresses for my daughter ! haha