Sewing

Not doing much writing at the moment. Am away and need to have my head in the present and not in a fantasy world. Will post update on OFM next week when I’m back home.

Thought I’d do a post instead about my new hobby – sewing! Every year Great British Sewing Bee has been on TV my daughter and I, eager to make something, have looked at buying a sewing machine but could never decide which one to get. Thank goodness for Hobbycraft and its helpful website I was able to choose the right beginners Brother sewing machine for us which I got in November as an early Christmas present. It came with a DVD of ‘how to’ which is brilliant and essential for me. Sewing machines used to scare me, ever since my Nan trapped her finger under the needle – apparently that can’t happen with these modern machines. Fingers crossed, if I have any left 😉

Surprise Christmas present – sewing basket. So cute.

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First sewing project is complete – reversible poncho (made from black fleece and tartan material) for my daughter & she actually wears it!

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Second sewing project (hand sewn though as not at home) – covers for my dad’s vacuum drainage bottles so he doesn’t scare my mum when he visits her.

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Looking forward to the next sewing project & this year’s Great British Sewing Bee!

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2 thoughts on “Sewing

  1. Oooo! Your Nan!! I’d be cautious too! Love the sewing basket-beautiful pattern…and very practical. 🙂 Is that knitting I see behind it? The poncho turned out great! But-the bottle holders are brilliant with the ties holding everything in place, Nice work! Sometimes you just have to stay in the present, eh? Looking forward to OFM update…and hope your Dad gets better soon.

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