Thursday, January 27, 2022

LEFT-HANDED SEWING?!

A friend had given me a bunch of 5" squares for piecing; 
 I've permission to use my fingers more but not my hand yet,
 so I thought of those blocks just waiting
 for someone to piece them together!
I am going to make a few placemats to get me into the swing of things-I can't do any rotary cutting but I can use these blocks already cut.  I sewed them together easily enough.  The iron was interesting because my right hand kept trying to barge in
 but I got it eventually! 
 It might not be much, but it was sewing!
 

6 comments:

  1. Have to keep the crafting part of your brain going along. Good choice. You'll have some lovely mats for the Fourth of July (or Memorial Day).

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  2. You need to keep some precuts on hand! Of course, you almost always need to cut something at some point, precuts or not!

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  3. I had to put my arm in a sling when I had my thumb in a brace to keep from using it. It's a struggle. I was just thinking I needed to make some placemats but then I went in my wreck of a sewing room and changed my mind...lol.

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  4. I don't know how you do it! I don't sew that well with two perfectly working hands! It's a beautiful placemat and you'll be all ready for the summer holidays.
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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