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Hey all my name is Samantha, I'm 33 from England. Engaged. I have been handcrafting cards since I can remember from making mothers day cards at nursery to selling them to friends and family now. I love seeing the reactions on peoples faces when you make a unique handcrafted card just for them. I have also been a keen scrapbooker/photographer since I was about 5 when my parents started to foster and I always kept a scrapbook for each child we cared for - which goes with them to their new families so they don’t forget any precious memories of their childhood.

Monday, 5 November 2012

My First attempt at making clothes

Since pinching my mams sewing machine about 3 weeks ago I had not used it but had wanted to attempt to make my nieces or the girls some little dresses.

I was sorting out some of my clothes which didn't fit me or  I didn't want anymore but could not part with them as I loved the fabric so I have a pile of clothes to cut up and reuse.

So this is what I made with the back of a top and the bottom of a vest top.

Its a dress for a 1 ish year old lol!

As this is my first attempt at any sort of clothes making I was pretty chuffed and Adam said it was good - praise indeed if he likes it. Wants to get me making clothes for him lol I said come on this is my first attempt and I don't think I'd ever get that good to make him clothes.

I am going to attempt a bigger one with the left over fabric. Its not costing me anything as I am recycling old clothes so practice makes perfect.

Any hints or tips anyone?? I need help lol

Thanks so much to taking the time to view and comment its much appreciated
Sam xxx


patscrap91 said...

It's a very good idea to re-use your clothes ! It's beautiful !

Denise Price said...

Great idea for recycling--you know I approve. :)

The dress turned out really cute. I'm eager to see what your next project will be.

Noelle said...

So cute! I have no advice, I will only attempt curtains which only require sewing a straight line! ;)

Tríona said...

Good work Sam - you should stick with it. I'm not safe to be let alone with a sewing machine, I'm completely rubbish at it :)

Denise van Deventer said...

Seriously awesome idea Sam! I am the worlds worst sewer not sure how successful I would be! On the other did a super job!