Thursday, March 28, 2013

I've Been Sewing


I've been trying to make more time for one of my favorite activities.  My mother began teaching me to sew when I was about ten years old.  I would help her when she stretched out yards of fabric on our living room floor to pin and cut out a new blouse or a new dress.  Later, she allowed me to use her scraps and begin making little simple clothes for my dolls.  When I started using her sewing machine, I felt so grown up. 

The image above shows one of the handbags that I have made.  I enjoy making every bag different.  It's time to put some more in my Etsy shop.  I hope you find some time to do something you enjoy this weekend.

Blessings from Harvest Lane Cottage,
Laura
Happy at Home
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May I suggest?
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8 comments:

  1. Isn't it so fun! My grandma taught me to sew, and I just love it, and for this season in my life, I'm at the sewing machine the majority of my day! :)

    Have a wonderful day enjoying this beautiful spring weather and sunshine!

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  2. Glad to see you sewing! Can't wait to see all the bags!

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  3. Thank you so much ladies for your kind comments. I've got to get busy and take some photos and get my etsy listings done.

    Blessings from Harvest Lane Cottage,
    Laura

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  4. I need to get my photos taken and get the bags listed on Etsy. It's just been such a busy March. We'll see how April pans out.

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  5. wonderful! that's how I started sewing too, making clothes for my dolls for scraps!
    Thank you so much for sharing @ Inspire Me Fridays!

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  6. Sewing is such a great skill to have. Thanks for linking to TTF!

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  7. You're welcome, Linda. Thank YOU!

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