The first item I am hoping to make this year is this flared dress. Hopefully, it will turn out okay.
Its the start of a new year, and normally people use this time to reflect on the past year and decide on how to go about the new year....writing down resolutions, which in my case, are never followed. So this year, I have resolved not to make any specific resolutions. For the simple reason that I know I won't keep them, and I don't want to have to look at myself at the end of this year, and consider myself a failure. So, no new years resolutions for me.
What I do have going through my head though, is GRATEFULNESS. There are so many things that happened to me last year that have filled me with gratitude, first to God, and to my family and friends. The biggest event in my life last year being my wedding to a wonderful man, which came with a ready made family, as I am now a terrified step-mother to an amazingly intelligent and cute 8 year old boy.
Last year ended with the acquisition of a new sewing machine. I did a lot of research on sewing machines. It is one of the most stressful things to do because you know what you really want, but your pockets are most often not deep enough to afford it. I really wanted a Bernina 350. But parting with