26/01/2009

Sew far, sew good






Me and my sister-in-law got to enjoy our xmas present from our mother-in-law this weekend; a sewing course! I haven't sewn since the 6th grade and never ever thought it was something I would like to be able to do. But since immersing myself into blogland - where everyone seems to be able to create something with their hands -  I've caught the bug. On the course we all had to make a skirt and although we didn't finish them in time (I still need to hem the skirt and sort out the waist band) I'm so chuffed that I got so far without any disasters. I think I might need to get a sewing machine now and then I'll finally be able to tackle this.

17 comments:

  1. The skirt looks great! I have that book too, my dad brought it back from Japan for me at Christmas. I hope to make one for the projects in it soon.

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  2. skitfin!!! plattan i mattan! :D (rubriken! ha ha)

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  3. such a gorgeous pattern on your skirt - well done, i admire anyone who can sew! ;-)

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  4. AHHH! Famapa!!! I am so happy for you! I have had that book for so long and I want to tackle it too!! Your skirt looks great! And it is so good that you learned to make something from a pattern! I can't wait to see what you make!

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  5. so good for you!! I admire anybody who can sew... :)

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  6. Vad fint tyg!

    Nån har likadana skor som jag! (du?!)

    :D

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  7. That fabric is so great. I don't have that book yet, but you have convinced me to find it if I can. I sew regularly and design some, although they have never seen the light of day on my blog. You have inspired me...

    Thank you, ever so much!

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  8. cool photos and cool gift! love the shot of the boots on the sewing machine pedal.

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  9. vad kul att du har börjat sy! kjolen ser ju jättefin ut!

    den boken vill jag också ha, absolut:)

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  10. ooh, excellent. i thought of you today as i put my unpick to very good use and wondered how you got on. excellently, it seems!

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  11. I adore your blog! It's actually bookmarked on my toolbar so I can check it every morning! I'm only just now de-lurking. I love the pattern on the skirt. And the boots! Any chance you'd be willing to reveal their brand?

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  12. hey everyone! thanks for your encouraging words, I'm already missing the sewing machine... I really have to try and get one soon, I think it's a case of striking the iron while it's hot!

    

lisen: tyvärr så är det inte mina stövlar (det är min svägerskas), jag tänkte köpa dem men de gjorde jätteont i hälarna (var dina hårda till att börja med?)!



    ashley english: thanks for saying hello! I'm so happy to be part of your morning routine :)
the boots are from camper , they're so nice aren't they?!!

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  13. I'm just starting to try to learn to sew. Your first projects are great!

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  14. It looks fabulous! Hems are easy--and that fabric is just awesome.

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  15. hey great! i never really learned to sew either. in the school we had the choice to learn wood works, and i chose that one. so i´m totally poor in sewing, but i still sometimes try to do something, just because it´s fun!
    go for it!

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  16. de är lite hårda i lädret som nya, men inte så att de gjorde ont. har inte hunnit ha de så mkt innan det blev kallt o blött i höstas...

    har dock att par sandaler jag köpt o INTE gått in, älskar dem...men inte o ha på mej dem. TRÅÅÅKIT. De ger skoskav garanterat varje gång jag har dem.

    men som sagt, nu haru en fin kjole!

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  17. oooh what a lovely gift! i have my second class tomorrow morning and i can't wait.

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