Friday, August 17, 2012

I can even sew clothing

When I was a child, kid, teen the deal was if I cut it out. . my mother would sew it.
Let me tell you I can cut anything out and have it work every time!  I know about the grain of fabric, matching patterns and lots of other awesome sewing tricks.

{My mother is here this week and she tells me this was not the case . . whatever!}

When I first got my sewing machine I used to make clothing.  It was super fun. .and then it wasn't. 
I don't care for cutting out patterns. 

My ho-hummy attitude towards clothing is why I didn't believe that I would even LIKE quilting. But here I am really enjoy cutting out quilt patterns and even venturing into self created designs.
Nephews Shirt

Sooooooo . . . the last trip to my mother's house she had a cute small top on her machine for my youngest nephew.  It was all but done.  And my mother said. . she couldn't finish it.  Poor mother is starting to lose her patience for such things.
 
I gladly took this shirt away from her and back home. I zipped it through my machine.  I even put in the buttonholes and everything!

The only issue that I was having is the amount of thread she sent me home with . . OMG I almost had a heart attack!  See the photo. . there are only a few wraps left. . ahhhhh!


But yep .. I can sew clothing. 
Don't tell my fella as I owe him some PJ pants from years ago. . lalalalala


  

4 comments:

  1. Love it, but trousers, those can be tough... (go with that excuse and don't tell him they're actually dead easy ;o) )

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  2. Just enough thread is perfect in my opinion! Buttonholes! You go girlie!

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  3. Congratulations! Looks like the right amount of thread to me, just enough that you wouldn't need to run out to the store!

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