I have wanted a sewing machine for as long as I can remember. I have been jealous of people who know how to sew and always wanted to have the skill for myself. I want to make table runners and napkins and quilts and hem pants and take things in and make curtains and be a woman who knows how to sew almost anything. It is all a part of my mission to become a well rounded woman :) I want to have all the traditional skills: Cooking, Cleaning, Sewing and Baking.
Well, now it's time to embrace this desire, because my wonderful husband bought me this gift for Christmas. When he pulled it out from behind the tree I had no idea what was inside the box, and when I peeled off the paper my eyes welled up with tears. What an incredible opportunity I have to hone a skill I have always wanted to master!
Despite all this, I'm intimidated. Learning to sew requires patience and a whole lot of practice. This weekend we went out and bought the basics (thread, fabric, etc…) and now there is nothing left to do but start. I think I am just going to familiarize myself with it to begin, and move from there. Hopefully, just spending time with the sewing machine will remove the intimidation factor and I will only be excited. I look forward to posting all of my completed projects in the near future :)
Any suggestions from those who sew out there?
Where to get cheap fabric?
I'd love to hear it all!