December 14, 2009

CAUTION:

SEAMSTRESS AT WORK


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Years ago, I used to make all of our Christmas presents.
But, having children changed all that,
because they just wanted the latest name brand things
like Barbies, Cabbage Patch dolls, and British Knight high tops
(remember those Mike?)

Besides, with young children to care for,
who has time to make things?

So, for the past many years, I have been buying our gifts.

But now, this recession has me making presents again,
and I love it!

I wish I could show you . . . sorry no photos
'till after Christmas

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It is so fun and rewarding making a gift.


It connects me to the person I'm creating it for.

I think a lot about the person as I work,
trying to personalize it and make it just perfect for them.


What started out as necessity,

turned into a labor of love.


5 comments:

The Chrissy Herself said...

Welcome back, Mom :-)

Marci said...

Can't to see the finished products!

Marci said...

Can't WAIT to see the finished products :-)

Jennifer Gibbs Kambourian said...

There is something so satisfying to me about creating things with my hands. All my life I've wanted to learn to sew, so I decided that 2010 will be the year in which I finally learn, darn it!! I am taking sewing lessons from a woman in our ward, and I'm making a quilt...I'm really enjoying this new hobby, and see why you enjoy it so much.

Brittany said...

I'm so excited about your creations!

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