Monday, January 17, 2011

One small thing leads to another

Today I was fully intending to get some quilt blocks done. So far I have not done any of the sewing on my own machine, but at my friends house, so when I went to sew them I had to find the right color thread. I couldn't find the blue I was looking for with the rest of my thread so I had to do the dreaded search in my messy sewing closet. Well, that lead to pulling everything out and that lead to reorganizing my closet and that lead to finding a cut out pants pattern that needed to be completed. Maybe some of you remember awhile back when I sewed a couple pairs of pants from Simplicity 2627. Well, I had another pair completely cut out and still pinned to the pattern that I had burned out on before completing. I finished them today! I didn't get any work done on the quilt, but I got rid of some clutter and my daughter has one more pair of pants and that's good enough for me.
I did make one mistake. I accidentally sewed one of the bottom legs on upside down. I wondered why there weren't any notches to match up when I attached the bottom to the top. So if you look really closely you can see that the two knees don't quite match up but it's not noticeable enough for me to even come close to unpicking and starting over! They are still functional and my daughter loves them.


  1. Shh, don't tell about accidentally sewing that upside down, and noone will even know. I bet these sewed up almost as fast as the Barbie clothes. Glad the little one loves them. Good job!

  2. Oh you are wonder woman Josie! I'm so blessed to have you as my friend and I really wish we lived close! I really need to finish a quilt I started for Gage but I don't know how to do the binding and I don't have any sewing friends here to ask! HELP!

  3. Yep Mom, almost as fast as the Barbie pants. They were really easy.
    And Meagan, I'm not wonder woman! I just like to sew for my sanity. If you need help with the binding, I know there are numerous ways to do a binding. I'm no expert, but I do know a couple simple ways call me sometime and we can figure it out. I would love to see your quilt!

  4. Sweet. I'll probably call you tomorrow!