Growing up, I was slightly interested in sewing. However, I did not want to sit still long enough to learn. So, as I have “matured” I have really developed an appreciation for the art. I do not live near my mother, who is a great sewer, to learn from her, so I rely heavily on You Tube to show me how. I am a very visual learner. If someone verbally explains it to me, I cannot focus. So You Tube is perfect for people like me.
Since I have started sewing, two of my kids have developed an interest, and I am so excited about it. To help, I found a bunch of old cross stitch patterns and different things that cost little or no money. I must tell you, that they have loved it, and sew together on the landing so peacefully. Of course, they have to make a fort, and have to make it comfy up on the landing. So a project that is supposed to be clean, is rather messy. But hey, if they are happy, I am happy. As long as that mess gets cleaned up.
I have had so much fun encouraging my children in this hobby. My goal is encourage their interests so they will not give up or forget. At least this is a hobby that will be useful as they get older!
Have a great day everyone!