21 September 2010

And so, we sew

I usually save all my sewing for after hours when the little one is fast asleep and I can relax with a cup of tea, Cat Power and my sewing machine.
But, lately I have been very busy with the sewing (remind me not to volunteer my novice services for a pre-school fete again) so I have been trying to fit in some sewing during the day.

toddler sewing

The problem is that Sophie is not happy to read books or play blocks while I sew, she wants to do exactly the same thing as me (of course). So, I have been setting her up next to me with some felt, some thread, a few bobbins and a jar of colourful buttons and she happily plays for about, oh, 5 minutes or so!


Then last week, I saw this wonderful post over at Childhood 101 about a toddler friendly sewing basket. We rode our bike up to the shops and bought some supplies for 'Sophie's special sewing basket' straight away..

And so, now we sew.. together!


Alex said...

This is so cute! Aw her lil face looks intense with concentration!

Bron @ Baby Space said...

So cute! She'll be out-sewing you in no time ;)

Christie - Childhood 101 said...

Your photos are so beautiful. I am so glad that you found the post useful, thanks for linking back.

Sarah said...

what a beautiful garden you have...your photos and your little sophie made me smile.

Corrie said...

oh wow I"ll have to check out the link, miss keira is desperate to start sewing

I'll also have to try your pie recipe above, that looks delicious!


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