Sewing for Children

What do you get when your five year old buys her very own Sewing for Children book with some Christmas money? When she gathers up a pair of mama’s old flannel pajama pants that shrunk too short (and they also happen to have a lovely pink velvet ribbon as a tie), and a pink glove (the other has been missing for a long time), some thrifted crochet trim and a pair of mama’s old stripey knee socks that had a seriously large hole in the heel? You get a beautiful bunny made out of thrifted and recycled materials, and one very happy little girl who made her very first doll. She is doing much better now, all the welts and swelling have gone and she is off of the meds. Thanks for your well wishes and concern, she’s her happy little itch free self again.

books, sewing • Monday, April 19th, 2010 • 19 Comments »
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19 Responses to “Sewing for Children”

  1. Charity says:

    Glad to hear she’s doing better – and the doll is super cute!

  2. Sue says:

    Glad she’s feeling better, I love the rabbit.

  3. kristina says:

    Oh what a wonderful bunny! And so happy she’s well! K x

  4. Jenny says:

    What a brilliant doll. Well done to your darling girl, ad I am glad things are on the up health wise! xxx

  5. What a wonderful doll Bunny, your daughter is so very clever, clearly a very creative soul. So glad she is feeling better. Catherine x

  6. Glad she’s keeping better. I started off my sewing making things from my Mum’s clothes!!

  7. Sandie says:

    Goodness what a creative young lady! Fabulous rabbit.

  8. French Knots says:

    What a talented girl! Is she taking orders!?

  9. Beata says:

    The bunny turned out beautifully – your daughter did a fabulous job! ‘Happy she’s OK… I’ll have to show it to my daughter! It is a great book isn’t it?

  10. Beata says:

    I’m just adding this comment because I messed up on my website..

  11. Oooh it is sooooo lovely!!! I love it!!! I wish I could sew!

  12. Gorgeous, what a sweet girl 😉

  13. Emma says:

    Oh wow what a talented little ‘un you have there!!
    So glad to hear she’s on the mend too.
    Em xx

  14. Jennifer says:

    Thanks everybody, she really enjoyed making her bunny, and is excited to start her next project.

  15. Mousy Brown says:

    Think I know who she gets it from! Glad wellness has returned and big, beautiful smiles 😀

  16. Elizabeth says:

    Fabulous rabbit – reminds me a little of Pippi Longstocking with those stripey legs. Glad to hear your little seamstress is feeling much better.

  17. Emily says:

    What a beautiful doll! And I’m glad your daughter is on the mend. I’ll have to keep that book in mind for the future.

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