Monday, May 9, 2011

Cute as a Button!

Over the past several weeks Grace has been working on sewing buttons. Before this project began we spent lots of special time together at various craft stores picking out the perfect buttons for Grace's first sewing project. Once Grace found her buttons she chose three different colored embroidery threads, cross stitch cloths, a turquoise hoop and sewing needles....and then she started to sew on buttons! Grace learned very quickly how to thread a needle, how to pull the thread all the way through the front of the cloth, how to thread the needle through one hole in the button and then another, and then how to push the needle back down through the fabric close to the button. This process continued over several weeks. Grace and I spent many sewing sessions together sitting side by side until it was declared finished! Grace enjoyed sewing buttons so much that she has started another.


Anonymous said...

Oh,my! So impressive and beautiful!
Congratulations, Grace! We love, love your sewing project. What a special memory for you and Mommy.

I bet Maddy can't wait to do more sewing with you.


The Ousdahls said...

This project is adorable!! Grace, you did a wonderful job! I think you inspired us to make this too!! Thanks. Give your 3 hugs and kisses from us!


maddy, said...

I have so much to say about this...I almost don't know where to begin. I am so proud of Grace. I am so hoping for a new 'sewist' in your family and Grace is one.

Her work is amazing and I so adore her concentration. She is so beautiful. I am thrilled that you enjoyed this special time together, it's something Grace [or you, Rebecca] will never forget.

I have so many projects in mind for sewing with Grace. I want everything to settle down for our family so that I will have time.

Love, Maddy

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