Craving the Craft
Because of this known fact about myself, it’s beyond fathom why I can’t shake this idea that I need to make something. Perhaps the inspiration comes from my co-worker, who sewed 20 adorable stuffed donkeys for her son’s birthday party. Or maybe from my best friend, who excitedly declared she bought her first sewing machine. Or maybe from lovely blogging ladies, like Alison Wonderland and Meg’s Musings, who boast their creative creations.
Whatever the reason, the craft bug has hit me hard. And I really don’t know what to do with myself!
Even if I wanted to make something on my own, I can tell you right now it would be a disaster. Or at the very least, I'd get frustrated and quit mid-project. It’s times like this, I wish I had my mom nearby. I’ve been sending her photos of fun necklaces I want to make (like those made from fabric roses), and she sits down in an afternoon and figures out how to do it.
I also came across these really free patterns for these adorable dresses. Oh, how I want to make one! But the last time I touched a needle and thread was when I made a pillow in 8th grade Home Ec class.
What’s a girl to do?
Do you have any tips for a craft-challenged chica who wants to start sewing?