Added Aug 4, 2008
Iowa, Iowa, Unit...
I didn’t pay much attention to Tara when I first saw it…and all of a sudden a few days ago I saw it again and knew I HAD to make one. So I did! And I love her! It was so easy to make this, after using my sewing machine for seven years I guessed it was about time to check out the other 28 stitches that it was programmed to do (besides straight and zigzag). And you can see which one I used for all those usually painful curved seams – it was so easy and I love the little scalloped edge. I couldn’t decide between blue or white thread, so I went with the easiest solution – what happened to be in my machine at the time – green. And I like the contrast, how one can see the neat stitching even more. It actually turned out a little big, but in a good way, it was very comfortable, especially as I added that extra piece of material in the front. If you haven’t made this yet, I’d really recommend it as an easy, but fun project.
Old, old lightweight cotton fabric scraps that I had to piece together
Burdastyle, my Singer’s shell stitch
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