Friday, April 4, 2008

sewing...wish me luck! :)

I have been inspired to make an attempt at sewing! :)

I have noticed in the last few days that I have really been inspired by reading others blogs. I always have an ongoing list going, of things I would like to do. This week it seems like that list has gotten longer. I have read about wonderful recipes, dinner menus, organizational skills, photography, sewing, etc. Well, after all of my reading, etc. I am pulling out my sewing machine. I am sure that there is much dust that needs to be wiped off of it. I don't think I have sewn in probably 15 years or so. I have never been a seamstress! I remember taking Home Ec. in school. I took sewing two times, and always struggled thru it. This weekend I am going to attempt a swimsuit cover-up. I bought the material, and am ready to make a go of it. Wish me luck! :)

17 Comments:

Blogger Kari said...

Good luck! Sewing can be challenging!

I think I'm going to get one of those Hapari swimsuit's you posted about! They are SO cute! I like the Giraffe print one.

April 4, 2008 at 9:28 AM  
Blogger familywithfivekids said...

Good for you! James bought me a sewing machine when Molly was born, 14 years ago - I have never used it! I have loaned it out and gotten maintenance on it but have never even learned how to thread it. Oh well!

April 4, 2008 at 10:11 AM  
Blogger SuperCoolMom said...

Fun! I can't wait to see the finished product!

April 4, 2008 at 10:26 AM  
Blogger donna said...

I need to learn how to sew.
I called your cell And home today. Call me when you can.
have a wonderful week.

April 4, 2008 at 2:01 PM  
Blogger Rebecca D. said...

fun projects!!! I know what you mean about being inspired while reading others blogs! I have a few favorites to get a crafty bug going in my house!

April 4, 2008 at 3:41 PM  
Blogger julie said...

I wish I knew how to sew. I remember taking a class when I was like 12 or 13 at the near by mall but I must have forgot everything because I can't even sew on a button. Well, I can but it's not very pretty!! Have fun and post what you make for all of us to see!!

April 4, 2008 at 5:58 PM  
Blogger Lauralee said...

is that donna commenting on here? I miss her!

okay.. took me a while to catch up! I will have to check those suits out.. I don't have much opportunity to go swimming, but with a pool in my back yard.. that would be a for sure thing!

good luck with the sewing.. loved the mickey mouse pictures.. soooooo cute!
love your blog.. and have missed reading it!

April 4, 2008 at 8:53 PM  
Blogger Jenny said...

Can't wait to see it. I am sure it will be darling!

April 5, 2008 at 8:08 AM  
Blogger Rhonda said...

For a moment, I thought I read you were going to sew a swimsuit... not a swimsuit cover-up. Now, that would be some skills. hehe.

Good luck.

I used to sew all the time and then ran out of time to do those fun projects. Maybe, your project and seeing it done will inspire me!

April 5, 2008 at 10:52 AM  
Blogger Shelly said...

Good luck! I want to learn how to sew as well. I need a machine though.

April 5, 2008 at 12:29 PM  
Blogger onehm said...

can't wait to see what you make!!

April 5, 2008 at 2:50 PM  
Blogger Missy :o) said...

Wow, good luck. I enjoy sewing. I am learning to embroider, too. Got a sweet little machine a few years ago. I wish I had more time (and money) to do it, though!
Hey, did you see my 'big' news yesterday? Come see me again. I love your comments. :o)

April 5, 2008 at 4:31 PM  
Blogger Michelle A. said...

Woo hoo! have fun with it Michelle - can't wait to see what you've made...

April 5, 2008 at 6:01 PM  
Blogger Salar said...

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April 6, 2008 at 10:11 AM  
Blogger Jan said...

That is super Michelle. I am going to get my 10 yr old a sewing machine for Christmas. I feel it is never to young to start and I think I want her to learn that skill. I can't wait for the picture of the darling swimsuit cover. You've inspired me too.

Conference was fantastic huh? Loved it so much. Take Care.

April 6, 2008 at 3:42 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

YAY Michelle! Did you see the blanket & apron/appliques I'm trying to make. :) Post some pics for us to see! Good luck with it!!

April 6, 2008 at 6:19 PM  
Blogger Melinda said...

Good luck with all of the sewing. I wish I could sew better but no such luck. I have a machine but it just collects dust also.

April 6, 2008 at 9:24 PM  

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