When I’m not running after my toddler, trying out new recipes, blogging, playing Candy Crush on my iPad and keeping up to date with the weekly sitcoms, I’m busy sewing. I wonder what I was thinking when I told my Dad I wanted a degree in Science. I should have just taken up fashion and learnt how to sew. Properly.
My sewing machine is 7 months old and that’s how long I’ve been keeping busy with small sewing projects like bibs, pillow case covers and little pouches. I learn everything through the internet and I thank everyone out there who has been patient enough to write out a sewing tutorial or even better – post a YouTube video. A close friend and my sister have been the first few kind souls to receive what I thought looked like a name card holder. Well, much room for improvement following the first few projects.
Last week, I followed this tutorial for a DIY Reversible Toddler Harness. I up-cycled one of my husband’s old work shirts to avoid spending money on fabric. Unfortunately my son refuses to wear it so I don’t have a photo with a model for my harness! He probably thinks I’m cramping his style.
Here’s me showing off some of my handiwork: