Saturday, December 12, 2009

Sewing With Leah

Today Julie and I babysitted Leah and Sam. After painting "porky balls" (those little spiky things you find on the ground) and making very cute ornaments with them, I asked Leah if she wanted to sew something. Asking a five year old to sew with you is...brave. But she did very good. We sewed snakes. Very, very cute snakes. Leah sewed a realistic one, and I sewed one with flowers. They had button eyes. Leah is AMAZING. I found out that she can sew on the machine BY HERSELF!! I had to sew around the head, but she did sewed the straight seams all by herself. After ironing them and stuffing them, (Leah needed some help stuffing the tail) I gave Leah a threaded needle. I sewed half of the hole up, and she sewed the other half, all by herself. She did amazing, using very small, close-together stitches. I would post pictures but...I really don't like posting pictures. It takes too long. As I'm sure I've said before, I rather be crocheting! Lol! Maybe Mama or Julie will post some pictures...


kelley said...

That is so cute! I can't believe a 5 yr. old can already sew better than I will ever sew...if I knew how! Tell Leah I said she is AWESOME (even though I'm jealous of her)!
--Kelley C.

Megan said...

Leah has been watching ya'll for so long...she can probably do anything you do! :)

Catherine said...

YES!!! FINALLY!! Mo has posted!!!

Roan said...

yay for posting (finally)! Ok, we're giving you a hard time. BTW, those "porky balls" are gum balls. Lol!

Stacy said...

Three cheer for Olivia-she posted! I'm with you, Olivia, I'd rather be crocheting,too!
Really? They're gum balls?

Stacy said...

I saw your comment on my blog! Your vote's acceptable! Thanks! I love reading your blog, too! I'll be ten on April 18, 2010. I was born in 2000 so when I turned one it was 2001, and when I turned two it was 2002, and when I turned three it was 2003 ,and so on. That's an easy way to keep up with my age!
P.S. Miss you! And tell Leah I said she's awesome!

Margaret or Martha said...

Oh my goodness!Leah can sew?that is really good for a five year old.I taught Mitchell and molly how to crochet a chain with their fingers!Molly is pretty good at it,and Mitchell is just now getting the hang of it.SoOoO what has been going on at your house?All I've been doing for two weeks strait is CROCHETING!!!!!I have crocheted every single day,for at least two weeks.OUCH!my fingers hurt...LoL I'll see you tommorrow!!


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Autumn said...

IT is really good that you have the patience to help her. I bet they are adorable!

Merry Christmas!

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