by mrskiki 22 Aug 2018

I finally got to have my 7 yr old granddaughter, Tessa, for a few days before school started and we got down to teaching her to sew. I had gotten the small, basic Brother machine for her and she named her Molly. Anyway, the first day she sewed on paper on which I had drawn lines-straight, wavy etc. I explained the need to be able to sew a straight line. She spent several hours on this, trying out all the decorative stitches on her machine. The next day she picked her fabric and we made a pillowcase. I drew lines on the border for her to do more decorative stitching. She really enjoyed it and I loved the time spent with her.

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by dailylaundry 25 Aug 2018

Perfect - perfect!!! Great age to begin to sew and you gave her a great project!!! Your Grand is beautiful and I can see how pleased she is! Well done for both of you!!! Hugs, Laura

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by cfidl 25 Aug 2018

What a beautiful child. I am doing the same with 2 young ones. The decorative stitches are a sure magnet!

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by vickiannette 23 Aug 2018

good impressionable age to begin. Very lucky to have a generous Grannie

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by lucy12345 23 Aug 2018

Wonderful !! Hope she continues sewing!!

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by shirley124 22 Aug 2018

Great work. Hugs

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by pennifold 22 Aug 2018

Well done Nan, so happy to see Tessa at the machine. It's great passing on our skills to the younger generation. I hope she goes from strength to strength in her new found hobby. Love Chris

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by crafter2243 Moderator 22 Aug 2018

Those pictures make me smile. So wonderful to see a youngster learning .

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by dragonflyer 22 Aug 2018

Wonderful, both that you have spent such time together creating lifetime memories and that Tessa is learning new skills that she will carry with her for a lifetime....

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by kustomkuddle 22 Aug 2018

It is so wonderful that she wants to learn to sew and you have the privilege to teach her! She looks like she is having a wonderful time. Congratulations to the new seamstress!

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by jrob Moderator 22 Aug 2018

What pride her face shows with her first creation! Welcome newest little Cutie. May you create forevermore.

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by lilylady 22 Aug 2018

How fun! I did not have one granddaughter who wanted to learn to sew. Now I have great granddaughters who are just getting to the sewing age, sew hope one will want to sew. Tell her good luck, she looks like shes on her way.

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