But I digress...
If you read my Art Closet Reveal post awhile back, you'll remember that I showed you the sewing machine that I was given after my mom passed away last year. Years and years ago I had learned the basics of sewing but it had been so long that really, technically I didn't know how to sew. But since getting her sewing machine I've felt determined to learn, and to my surprise, little things that my mom had taught me started coming back to me.
So now, I am so excited to show you the pillow covers I made! I have been wanting to sew pillows for awhile now, especially after reading Ashli's envelope pillow tutorial. She states that it is easy and she's right (I mean once I learned how to actually use the machine it was easy!).
So now I will share with you my sewing adventure (which yes, includes several FAILS before getting it right!):
On the end of each long side, fold over the edges 1/4", pin in place and iron down to keep the fold.
I had been sewing like this:
After I found the lever to place the presser foot down (I just 'googled' the name..hehe) I did so much better, if I do say so myself! Finally...a straight line! Yay!
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