Why Sewing Encourages Strong Character

Sometimes you can be going along so smashingly, and then *this* happens.

At such times, you can scream. Or storm away, and erupt at whoever has the misfortune to be within hearing distance.  Like I used to do.  Or you can get another roll of ribbon, and finish the job. Like I did.

As my mother says, it’s nothing to lose your Christianity over.  And, if you *don’t* storm off, you might end up with something nice. Like a whole ‘nother spool of ribbon, so you can have velvet

On the top

In the Middle

And on the Bottom.

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T-shirt skirt from up-cycled T from thrift store. Pocket created using the rib-knit from the end of a sleeve. Intended as a gift for my littlest sister for Christmas. A few scraps left . . . what will I make with this lovely fabric next?!

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6 thoughts on “Why Sewing Encourages Strong Character

  1. Charity, I sure like your thrifty creations! I did a fair bit of sewing myself in my youth, so I appreciate what goes into it. However, I was never as creative as you, so that intrigues me. Keep it up!

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  2. Such an adorable skirt! I’m deeply impressed by how you see the potentional in “nothing” and alter it with just the right details to make it stunning. Impressive!

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  3. I commented before but the comment doesn’t show up – i wonder why? However, I was thinking that maybe some little detail to wear together with the skirt, to knit the outfit together, would be nice? Like a hairbow/barrette or some small pieces on the fabric sewn onto a white top like a ribbon around the neck, or a piece cut out in the shape of a strawberry and you could sew it on with red thread and make some leaves in green? And use as an application onto a top, red or white? Surely, your ideas are way better than mine :-)

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