Monday, June 21, 2010

Yay, Me!

I am super proud of myself! (Mom - I hope you're reading this post!)
Last night I made a skirt for my daughter out of some fabric I had lying on my desk. Now, mind you, while I totally love sewing, I haven't made an article of clothing since Home Ec. class in the eighth grade. I was amazed at what a short time it took me to sew it (it was very simple with just an elastic waist) and how much fun it was. I wasn't even sure if it would fit since I was just guessing at the size - but I know her pretty well and just eye-balled it. Ya know?

My friend Derinda over at Emma Lee's Boutique inspired me with the pictures she posted of her own first attempt at sewing a skirt for her daughter. Check out her Facebook page and become a fan - she sells the most darling hair clips for kids right on her Facebook page. Check it out here!

Anyway - I won't show you the back of the skirt where the seams don't match up, or how the elastic portion kind of bunches up at the waist - but she liked it a LOT and was so happy to wear it to school today on her second-to-last day of school. I even made her a matching hair clippie! Okay, I'm done bragging now. Hope you are all enjoying your summer!