I set up the sewing machine last night and actually managed to thread the bobbin and top threader correctly (thank heavens for the DVD!). I just did some practice stitches and so far, so good. Thought I'd share my little sewing corner with you:
I have it set up in the computer room/den for now. Am trying to talk hubby into letting me have this as my craft room.. I'm sure eventually it will become mine once all of my stuff starts making its way in... ha ha!
What's that? You spied that fabric on the table and want to see it up close? Okay, here ya go:
I know, the skull print doesn't match the rest! My sister is going through a phase where she is in love with anything skulls, so I bought that with her in mind. Here is what I am going to attempt with all this lovely material:
The best part about this pattern? The part that says "Yes, it's Easy!!" It looks like a fairly straightforward pattern that even I could handle. I am itching to get started. I must say thank you to Molly for the link to some great sewing patterns for beginners. I may take you up on your offer of help, so be forewarned.. LOL.
Oh, here is the progress I have made on Dad's lapghan:
Several of you have commented that you really like this yarn, and I must tell you that I am really enjoying working with it.
Must go for now, hubby is wanting to go run errands. Enjoy your Friday!