Monday, November 9, 2009

Built By Kristin*







*And Scott

If you know anything about sewing, this effort might seem juvenile. But consider: It represents our first attempt at a) reading and cutting a pattern b) cutting out fabric c) machine sewing d) understanding the mechanics of a machine and e) interpreting sewing terminology (another freakin' language).

And if you think I'm going to show you the inner seams you are high on drugs.

16 comments:

  1. It's adorable! Let's see it on.

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  2. I think that is fabulous. And considering you've never sewn anything else or used a sewing machine it is doubly fabulous. I've seen RTW that is far worse.

    CONGRATULATIONS!

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  3. wow! you have trumped me in my sewing skills, which don't exist.
    this is a fantastic start!

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  4. Well done!! There'll be no stopping you now x

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  5. Nice job. Let's see them filled!

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  6. It looks amazing--first effort or no! & I'm grinning about the inner seams.

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  7. YEAH!!!!!! Looks so nice, now we want to see it on.

    Great work dear, congrats.

    xoxo

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  8. Great top seams!!!!! Congrats!

    Happily, my word to type in is "metric."

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  9. [expletive]

    girl, you DID it! It looks great. Now, as previously requested, let's see it on!

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  10. Awesome job! I bet M's version will look fabulous too.

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  11. Sal: It's all about the try-on with you, honey :-) Trust me, it fits! But I will do a photo post soon.

    Mardel: What a loving comment. Thank you so much for your feedback. Coming from you - sewer and knitter - that means a lot.

    Jennine: Thank you! Now you have to make a skirt and post about it. Let's do a little - "former non-sewers become all sewing-fabulous"!

    Kate: Thank you! I hope you are right.

    D.: Thanks, photo post coming.

    Ambika: Thanks! I mean, my inner seams are not yours! (Not yet, anyway!!)

    Seeker: I will post photos soon. Really!

    Miss C: Hilarious word ver. And I am really proud of the top seams. Given that I have no experience, I feel that was the thing I did best. Last weekend I made another skirt for M for Xmas. Thank goodness I worked in blue thread, because that top-stitching wasn't the best. Nonetheless, I'll keep on.

    E: I love it when you all cursey on me :-) Will do.

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  12. your first skirt looks amazing!! congrats :D

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  13. Beautiful!
    No one ever needs to see the inner seams : )

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  14. Wendy: Thanks!

    Sophie: Your bag looks awesome too!

    Janet: You know that's the truth :-)

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  15. Raven: I am going to post about M's skirt. Just need some time to take the pics...

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