Today I'm staying away from the kitchen, yeah, projects for the kitchen.
Though, not for long, there's something I still want to share with you but that can wait for a week or so.
The project today involves the sewing machine. I know some of you don't even like those two words: sewing machine, but that's OK you can skip this post. ;)
The other elements you'll need are old jeans and a bit of fabric paint.
I had a good stash of old, well worn and mostly damaged jeans...
The ones with the damaged zipper,
the other with a big tear on the rear part,
the ones my kids outgrow with big holes on the knees...
This project only required one side of one leg part from three jeans, which means more old jean projects coming your way in the following months. :D
Strips were cut to fit the size of the pillow and with them in hand I went to sit in front of the sewing machine. Ahhh long time not talking to my old friend!
Sewing straight pieces of fabric is so easy, it gives my mind time to think about important things. "The talking" this time was heavy! -I already told you I've been busy, but besides the projects and usual household stuff, our minds and hearts have been the busiest. We've been heartbroken. Well, my daughter is. :( She is a senior in high school, she is graduating in a couple weeks. She was in a relationship that made her sick. Luckily it's over but my girl is having a though time.
I've been there giving her advice, listening and giving her all the support she needs. If only it was as easy as flattening some pieces of fabric or making straight cuts!
As I told her... Putting back together that shattered heart is going to take time.
She's listening, she's putting lots of effort and determination on making all this situation a learning experience.
I'm so glad!
I know she will be a whole self pretty soon. However, in the mean time she only wants to stay with family and close friends, no time for parties or prom. :/
I can't wait to have my sweet happy girl back!
Good thing Summer and a whole world of new opportunities are coming her way. :)
For complete instructions on how to make an envelope pillow, click HERE.
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