Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Sewing Girl

Last weekend, Emily made a skirt!

With some guidance from me she learnt to follow a pattern

... and cut and sewed the entire skirt.

She persevered to the end, determined to finish it that day.

We started about 10.00am and she finished about 7.30pm.

And look how cute she is!

Loving her boots and skirt style ....

... along with polkadots and ric rac.

Yes, we should have made it the next size up,

but it fits and is perfectly respectable over leggings.

Next time we use this pattern we'll go for the next size so it sits on the hip,

and perhaps lengthen the skirt, also,

so she can wear it in summer.

This pattern would be so cute in a patchwork of fabrics, don't you think?

With some vintage trim ....

Next year Emily will study Fashion and Textile Design at school,

I can't wait to see what she will create.

Love you, Em!


DancingInTheRain said...

That is great! I so wish I have learnt to sew when I was younger.

Fiona said...

Me too! Imagine what I'd be able to sew now ....