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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Sewing lessons

Thanks to Mama Kat, I vowed to learn to sew this summer.

I had my grandmother over for the day, and it was so fun. She lives with my parents, so we drove over and picked her up, and brought her back to our house for a day of sewing. We got to sew, visit, laugh, and I cook dinner. We all sat down and enjoyed a nice meal together. She was in heaven, and so was I!

I spent the first 5 years of my life with my grandma. That's a blog for another day, but she raised me and my sister until I was 5. Those years are crystal clear memories for me, and I love every one of them! She's a sweet and caring women, and I am cherishing the time she is still here. I hate to talk like that, but she's 85, and I know she'll leave this earth one day. Too sad for me to even think about, but true.

She really enjoyed this day. When I took her home we stopped at Walmart, and I swear we were there until 9:30PM. It's pretty sad when your 85 year old grandma wears you out! Here's a few picks of the day, and my pillows that still need to be finished up, but it's a start. I was totally scared of the machine, so I'm glad I got any sewing done at all!

BTW, my sweet 85 yr. old grandma picked up my Twilight series while she was here, and she cannot put them down! Too cute!






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6 Comments:

At July 13, 2010 at 10:00 AM , Blogger cornflakegirl74 said...

What a sweet post. Your grandmother sounds like a wonderful woman. And I love that she's reading the Twilight books!! So cute! Glad you enjoyed a great day together :)

 
At July 13, 2010 at 10:22 AM , Blogger Jessica said...

I'm so jealous!! I want to learn. I've already asked for a machine for Christmas. What kind of things do you want to sew? (I'm totally scared of the machine also!)

 
At July 13, 2010 at 12:28 PM , Blogger Shell said...

What awesome memories you are making with her! I want to learn to sew, but there is no one around to teach me.

 
At July 13, 2010 at 6:44 PM , Blogger More Milestones said...

So great. My grandmothers live in another state. I would so love to spend time with them.

 
At July 13, 2010 at 8:58 PM , Blogger Dawn said...

What treasured memories and adorable pillows! I decided to teach myself to sew (& have a few blog posts about it as well) last November & absolutely love it. Would've been so much better to have been able to share that experience!

 
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