After getting a new sewing machine for Christmas and looking over many sewing crafts I want to try, I went to a fabric store and bought some fabric to make an apron. I went with this pattern online, which I would recommend, however I think while I gain sewing skills, I should stick to store bought patterns. You’ll see why as you read on.
The fabric I chose was a beautiful light blue and chocolate brown fabric pattern and a darker turquoise fabric for the pocket. I chose a similar color thread and bought a set of four metal D-rings for the adjustable neck strap. All together, the supplies took me back only about twelve dollars. Not bad when most aprons of similar quality sell for $30 or more in stores.
Because this pattern was found online, I had to make the pattern using measurements online. This was very simple, but took a little more time than having the pattern already in my hand. For a free price tag, however, it was very easy to do.
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I had a very wonderful Christmas with my family, and I hope the rest of you did, too. It saddens me how fast Christmas comes and goes, but hopefully the happiness will last at least until New Year’s, if not longer.
I want to share what my incredible parents gave me for Christmas. I asked for a new sewing machine since the one I bought for two dollars, was missing a lot of parts. I wanted something I could grow with. Boy, was I surprised when I opened this:
It’s another Brother sewing machine that also does embroidery! It came with a gorgeous case and a thing to wheel it around with. It is incredible! It is also computerized so I don’t have to fuss with a lot of mechanical buttons, and I can also download embroidery patterns online and put them on the sewing machine. I will definitely be able to use this machine for a long time. Thanks Mom and Dad! I also got an iron (can you believe I didn’t have one?) and an accessory for the sewing machine that allows me to transfer
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