Almost two years ago, I saw that Lindsey was making these super cute superhero capes. I sent her an email (this was before she had her shop) and asked if she would be willing to make one for Landon.
Lindsey responded that saying she would love to make Landon a cape but if I wanted to make him the cape myself she would send me a tutorial. In her words, they were easy! First I laughed out loud. I am not crafty and to tackle a sewing project was truly laughable. I hadn't touched a sewing machine in years. many, many years. I think the last time was 8th grade home ec.
But, I became intrigued by the idea of sewing and had visions of fun projects dancing in my head.
This past Mother's Day, Lance and the kids gave me this:
I was excited but also intimidated. I let this little machine sit on my desk untouched for over a month. I was so nervous about using it. Thankfully we live in the age of technology and there was a DVD included to walk me through the steps of threading my machine and winding the bobbin. Otherwise, I would have been lost.
Over the past few months I have put my new machine to use making some baby gifts and I even tried making some capes. Guess what? They were easy (after an aha! moment)! Really, if you can follow directions, and sew in a straight line you can make them. If I can make them, anyone can because I am not crafty.
Here's a peek at what I have been making: