Friday, September 24, 2010

Mommy Made It!

I started sewing because of my daughter.  I wanted to make her cute clothes too wear.  This was the first dress I made her and I posted about it here.

I thought it was pretty cute but she never wore it.  Oh well.

My second dress was more of a success.

She loved it and wore it a lot.  I learned a lot with this dress (how to hem!) and she pretty much wore it out! I need to redo the seam.  I used my grandmother's vintage sewing machine to make both of these dresses and really old thread so I'm not suprised the seam came out.

I was given a wonderful Mother's Day gift of a brand new sewing machine and bought myself thread.  Things have gotten much better since.


I'm still making a lot of mistakes but I'm getting better at fixing them, measuring, using the right tools and taking my time. 
I'm really enjoying sewing for my kids.  I love it when someone compliments them on what they are wearing and my kids can say, "Mommy made it!"

2 comments:

  1. Gotta love when your kids want to brag on you!
    Glad to have found you on the New Friend Friday follow.

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  2. It's very gratifying to have your kids say that! Way to go! My daughter is 17 and still saying that - and she's not shy about it.

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