Monday, April 12, 2010

Alameda - My First Sewing Project!

So, I'm totally in love with Kenner Road's kits and the inspiration Kerry Lynn Yeary is dishing out. When I saw this kit, I had to get it, even though I didn't have a sewing machine - I just figured I'd hand stitch it, but I didn't care! Then, when the hubs surprised me with the machines, I was thrilled to make this my first official project.

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It's such a cleaver project idea - she took a vintage quilt and cut it into pretty pieces to use as the book's covers. There were even vintage book pages from some kind of sewing book, so it was all fitting. KL used her book to document an event, but I decided to make mine a sewing reference manual, as I was buried in the manual and online resources trying to learn all the stitches!
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Now I'll have this cute little book as a reference guide for all my sewing projects - yay!

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  1. Very Cute! When I unpack my machine I'll have to give something like this a try.

  2. Such a gorgeous album you have created!! xo

  3. WTG girl
    awesome job as always !!!

  4. this is great - and how much fun to go to Vintage Fest! Tell us all about it!