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Sewing with sons

Well, sewing with one son. The other son is too busy to bother, with his daily lessons on sleeping and pooping and all.

I thought I’d have to wait quite a few more years before I could sew with Jack, but with a simple idea from a fantastic new book called The Creative Family by Amanda Soule, he’s on his way. Check out his first stitches–and his astonishing concentration:

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If the thread comes out the BACK, put the needle through the BACK.

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If the thread comes out the FRONT, put the needle through the FRONT.

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My boy–the next rock star with needle and thread.

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Charlie, soaking up the sewing vibe.

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The finished piece.

After borrowing a purse of mine to haul special belongings (like superhero figures, doctor’s rubber gloves, and nail clippers), Jack decided he would like me to turn his stitchery into a purse for his loot. When Daddy heard the news, he had only one request:

"Don’t call it a purse. Call it a man bag."

Jack, sew on. Purse, man bag, tote, whatever. My son is sewing. SEW ON!

4 thoughts on “Sewing with sons”

  1. I think this is so wonderful! I can’t wait for Willa to be able to do this.
    She would try to eat the needle. She’s too busy learning how to cruise/walk. “Sitting is for babies”, seems to be her mantry right now.
    I am excited to see what Jack will make next.

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