Well, it’s been a little bit since I last posted. Reason being, it’s been a bit since I last sewed. Only around a week, but I really missed it! Mom came in for the week to help me paint…which is super awesome. We painted our downstairs, no more BLUE walls! 😀 So, needless to say, we were a little preoccupied with that last week.
So, today was my first free day after painting. Well, not technically, we are painting the bedroom now…but that’s a work in progress. Anyway…after some serious cleaning this morning, (my house was a sty) I had this afternoon to sew. I finally got to do the bag I’ve been waiting for. WITH a ZIPPER pocket mind you!! Watching the videos helped a lot!! I am really happy with how it turned out. It’s the perfect size.
Quite a bit bigger than the purses I was making previously, but not too huge. I really can’t say enough about the website I bought the pattern from, this woman is amazing! Her patterns are great and very easy to follow for a beginner. I had no problem following her directions for putting the zipper in. I even used my silly zipper foot. (still not a fan) So, I think I’m actually going to use this bag!! I love it that much!!
Now, on to my next obsession of sorts. I’ve already been taking apart things around the house I don’t use or wear anymore to make new things with. (just ask my mom..she got cold in the night and went to grab a new blanket. She was a little suprised to see purse shaped holes cut out of it! lol) Well, I see there is a name for this!! I have been refashioning items! 😉 Well, I found an awesome blog on pinterest. This woman rocks. She repurposes anything. From her old clothes, to purses…she finds a new use for everything. I could spend hours reading her blog, well, I have. That’s besides the point…the point is she has given me a ton of great ideas!! Hopefully, pretty soon, Grace will be wearing an old sun dress of mine, as her new sun dress! 😀