Thursday, November 15, 2007

Look Mom!

Here you have it, my very first sewing project as an adult woman! I must say, making these stockings was very fun and I think I'm hooked. They're not quite done yet. My next project will be cross-stitching our names into each one (don't worry, I've got extra fabric for at least two more:)).















My mom recently passed down her old Singer sewing machine to me. This thing has been around since I was little and probably longer, I'll have to ask my mom just how long. It's a little finicky, sometimes sluggish, a few loose wires, but with a little TLC, we have bonded over these four stockings and I may just name her by the next project. I think I'll be participating in BooMama's Christmas Home Tour, so I'll let you know when you can see them hanging on my mantel. One Christmas task down, many to go! But I'm smiling and loving every minute of it!

12 comments:

Carrie said...

Those are great! My sewing machine is OLD too. Sometimes those are the best kind. Happy sewing!
God bless :)

Deidre said...

Wow, I'm so impressed! Those stockings are beautiful.

Beka said...

Wow, Sarah! Beautiful job!
I've been "bonding" with my sewing machine lots more lately, too... working on all sorts of projects, and finally starting to actually enjoy it!

Praying for you, sweet friend. May God continue to give you grace and uphold you and strengthen your aching heart.

((hugs))

Kim said...

Do tell (pretty please) where you found the adorable pattern to make your stockings???

They are such too..CUTE!!!

Amy said...

So cute! Really, they're so adorable--I'm impressed! love, Amy

Elise said...

SO cute, Sarah! I'm so jealous - I wish I could sew! I really want to get a sewing machine and learn... or learn and then get one! :)

Jenn @ Munchkin Land said...

Great job! You did beautiful work. =)

Beverly said...

What a lovely job you did - they turned out beautifully!

Miriam said...

Just dropping by from Elise's. I just have to say that these are the most beautiful (to my taste) stockings I've ever seen. And how precious it will be for your children to know over the years that mama made them! Gorgeous!

stacey said...

you did such a nice job!!

Grafted Branch @ Restoring the Years said...

How lovely! Congratulations on acquiring and enjoying your new skill. Keep sewing. :)

Marc and Charity said...

Hi, I've posted a comment here before I think...but just wanted to say your stockings are precious. I'm in the market for a cute pattern, so I was thrilled to see yours! I am new to sewing, only made a few things, so my project this next year is to make our own stockings. I'm starting now...lol.