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1  My first sewing project for myself!! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by summerdae on: July 18, 2008 01:44:19 PM
So I was really bummed out, I just got layed off from my most favorite job ever. My boss cried while laying me off, so I couldn't be mad, I can't be sad and mope around for weeks, so I'll craft!!!! I really wanted a pretty checkbook cover instead of the standard old blue plasticy cover. I want to look cute while keeping up with my finances! So my sister found me an excellent tute and bought me a yard of the most wonderful fabric ever! She'll save the day!!! So here it is, my second sewing project ever. I'm very happy how it turned out!!

Here is the ugly old blue one I sewed into the middle:

 

The fabric my sis bought me.
The plaid was an old shirt I don't wear.


Almost there!!!


Yeah I did it!!! Thanks to the materials and support from my sis. I'm much more cheerful now!!!!  Grin






Here's a link to the wonderful tutorial...
http://amatricis.wordpress.com/2008/01/19/prettier-checkbook-tutorial/
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2  My first attempt at sewing! in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by summerdae on: June 27, 2008 05:16:17 PM
So I got a sewing machine for x-mas. (yes it is now almost July). And I had just started, and finished, my first project today!! Hooray for the Cheytown dress!!! My lil girl loves it and I made a matching headband to tame her wild hair!!
What do you all think!?
front




back


headband to match


in the process


(This is my first post of a project too, so please excuse the sideways pics!!)

Oh and thanks to sweetiepickles for the step by step over the phone help! And the sleeves!!! Thanks Sis!!
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