National Sewing Month #5 – Boomerang!
I swung by one of my favorite independent sewing shops in the whole world – Sewtropolis – the other day.
While the shop moved closer to my neighborhood (like easy walking distance) – I need to pace myself while there because I still have UFOs to work on.
While I staffed there – I found the cutest pink flannel with snowmen (Be Merry by Riley Blake.) It whispered to me, “make something for your daughter.” A while later we needed a sample of kid sized lounge pants and so with a Kwik Sew pattern in hand – I made them. With my BabyLock Serger it was a speedy process – love that the serger takes care of the tedious chore of finishing seams for me!
The “tricky” part of pants – especially these with snowmen facing only one direction – I wound up with a lot of scraps – good sized scraps that I can make something else with! And so from scraps an 18″ fashion doll sized pair of pants appeared as well. Things got busy, life changed and I worked less and less at the shop. The sample lounge pants faded into memory. Until this week – when I saw them on the sample rack and scooped them up! Perfect fit for my growing 7 year old!
I love it when good things come back around! Isn’t that how life should be?
Now one of these weekends I need to dig into the pink fleece that is to become matching sweatshirts for her and her doll! Maybe later this month?