I don't sew. I wish I did. I admire people who can. I think its a lost art.
For Christmas my mom got me this:
Gee thanks Mom. What the heck and I supposed to do with that. I'm just kidding, I said I wanted a sewing machine several months ago and she remembered and got me one! Yes, she also got me the Toms from my last post. She went a little overboard on Christmas in my opinion. Love you, Mom.
Anyway. I decided to set it up today and fix my pillow cases. We got new bed sheets for our king size bed which came with king size pillowcases. We have standard pillows. So they looked like this for two months:
Well let me tell you setting up a sewing machine is not as easy as one would think. After about 30 minutes I was proud to have this accomplished:
And what on earth is this thing??
And this? Seriously, if anyone knows, tell me...
And would you believe that neither the sewing machine nor the sewing kit comes with any thread?? So we made a trip to Hancock Fabric for some of this:
I was able to thread the bobbin and only screamed once:
And this is what I ended up with:
They are by no means perfect and in fact, I'm sure they're different sizes completely, but they look better than they did!
Anyone know of any sewing classes?