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Hand-sewing “First Timers” Sew Along

I have a confession …

. . . I sew most of the samples for our photo shoots . . . BUT if its a hand sewing sample you can guarantee I haven’t sewn it!


I like the IDEA of hand sewing …

. . . Sewing you can do at netball practice

or while waiting for school pick-ups

or while watching Frozen for the 4 billionth time

or while you’re on holidays and away from your sewing machine, what’s not to love?!

But somewhere between recognising its a good idea and actually completing a project I chicken out!

Which brings me to this challenge . . .

Join us for a handsewing first timers sew along

Alicia from Felt with Love Designs hand sews the most amazing things! She’s offered to help me through sewing the Pretend Play Adventure Kit!

If you’ve been planning to give hand-sewing a go “someday”, or always wanted to complete the Pretend Play Adventure Kit but needed a little hand-holding I would absolutely LOVE to have you join me!  We can learn together!

If you’re a hand sewing aficionado who gets excited about mentoring newbies through their first hand sewing project, we’d love to have you along too!


How will it work?
1) Join the One Thimble Sewing Enthusiasts group on facebook.
2) Get your copy of the Pretend Play Adventure Kit as a stand alone here or in Issue 10 here.
3) Drop by the group each day to see which steps we’re doing, read Alicia’s extra tips/explanation for beginners, ask questions and share your WIP.  Search the #pretendplaysewalong

When is it?
Things will kick off “officially” on Thursday 21st April, but there’ll be some preparatory information tomorrow to help you with choosing and cutting your felt.


If you have any other questions please don’t hesitate to ask – either comment below or send me an email.  I’m a big fan of questions because they help me learn too!

Hope to see you there.

Happy Sewing

xJen

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