My 6 year old is sewing!

Oh man, am I a proud mama today? Yesindeedy.

A has been eager to learn how to sew…forever. I don’t really know what has taken me so long to teach him. I bought him a new-in-the-box Singer 8280 for $22 at a garage sale last summer, but it just never seemed like the ‘right’ time. I guess that I just didn’t know whether he would have the patience. But he does.  Here is his first sewing project

We had such a fun, crafty day.  You can see our other project in the pic too. We actually all three stuck a million stamps onto an old beat-up table in the morning (while poor DH was slaving away getting all the wiring done in our garage-to-studio conversion), then the afternoon was a picking-fabric,/learn-to-use-the-sewing-machine marathon. It’s tough to know if I love the look of pride on A’s face more than I love the secret he kept until he finished the pillow. ‘It’s for my brother’, he says! ‘He loves dinosaurs, so I made it for him.’ Begin heart melting. These boys…

About Susanne

I am a small business owner, a mother, a crafter and the Editorial Director at a craft book publisher. Opinions and thoughts are mine alone. If you would like to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you at susannewoods at hotmail dot com.
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    The little snmaown melts my heart….and my very own one arrived….with a few friends…..this morning….woohoo! I actually bought them as stocking fillers but they might not make it….they just might be “lost” in my craft room…hahaa!Thanks so much, sweetie!

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    Just the best…and so wonderful that he was making it to give to his brother!

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    So wonderful…and the greatest part was the end, where he told you he was making it for his brother…just the best!

  28. Heather says:

    I love it! And what a sweet boy you’ve got! Here’s to many more crafting sessions with your little guys.

  29. Rita says:

    Love seeing kids behind the sewing machine ~ that’s really what it is all about; passing on a passion and having a great time.

    A you’ve done a wonderful job, and what a generous gift for your little brother.

  30. Trish says:

    Awesome! Love that he wanted to learn – his wife will thank you for this someday! But what I really want to know…who had to lick all those stamps?!? LOL!

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