Category Archives: Layla’s Sewing Adventures

Continuing to take advantage of the burst of energy I’ve had lately, I pulled out the basted quilt that Layla made, and decided she needed it to be finished before her brother arrives. I really didn’t know what to do, so I just went with a criss-cross design and sewed away. Not much thinking, and […]

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  • It’s really discouraging when my daughter likes the store bought blankets too. Or when I knit her a hat and she barely wears it because it doesn’t have some ridiculous cat tail on it that pops up.

    I was going to try and back the next quilt I make her in cuddle fabric. Although, I have so much voile maybe I should try that first!

    Regardless, Layla looks so happy about her finished quilt! Tell her congratulations!ReplyCancel

We bought Layla a sewing machine for Christmas (the utterly adorable mint Hello Kitty Janome!). She had been wanting one for some time, and I hadn’t given her free reign on mine because its a lot of machine for a three year old, but she does sit on my lap and help me often. She […]

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  • Isn’t that precious! What a cute little machine she has : )
    Enjoy passing on your creativity. It is a gift she will cherish when she’s older. I had my daughter in law over yesterday and she finished up her first quilt. She nearly squealed and is planning her next one . WonderfulReplyCancel

    • Its so exciting seeing creativity bloom in another person and witnessing the joy of accomplishing something new. I’m so blessed to have this opportunity to teach her!ReplyCancel

  • totally adorable!!! LOVE it!ReplyCancel

  • Really awesome. I recently started teaching my girls (3 and 4) to sew too. So far they haven’t worked the pedal because the one on my machine is hard to control. How is the pedal on the Hello Kitty? Did it take her awhile to get the pressure right? You’ve inspired me to let my older girl do a little more.ReplyCancel