I made a pair of pants for Rata on… Tuesday? All the days have rolled into one this week. It’s some fabric I have enough of to make leggings for my self with, but there’s plenty for all. I’m still on that $1 bag of fabric buzz, one year later. Rata’s legs and arms are suddenly growing out of everything, so I made these a bit too long for her and put a bit of elastic around the ankles keeps them from tripping her. Just a little trick a mother knows about.
I’m quite keen to get Rata on board with sewing little things for herself. I don’t know if ‘nearly three’ is too early, but I figure we can choose fabric and buttons, I can cut it out and then she can sit on my lap while I sew it and help me feed it into the machine (really slowly. REALLY slowly). I’ll let you know how that goes. It could be an absolute disaster.
Turns out she has got pinning down pat. While I was doing this: