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Tuesday, July 31, 2012


I made this luggage tag for my mum a while ago and didn't get the chance to take a photo until she visited last week. I followed the tutorial from Skip to my Lou using a retro print I knew my mum would like. As I didn't have any vinyl and it seemed very expensive online, I cut out a piece from an old comforter case and it worked perfectly. My mum loved the gift and I want to make more as I like the idea of an original luggage tag.

In other sewing news I made the first kitchen curtain and bought the fabric for the nursery curtains! I also bought a sewing book, since I can't find a class that fits in with my work schedule, and after much research I chose Vogue Sewing. I am very pleased with my choice and it seems to cover all of my needs so far. The diagrams are much clearer than typical photos where the stitching is barely visible. I can't wait to get back to working on my gingham  maternity dress but I'm focused on finishing all the curtains first since we have already lived in our park slope apartment for three months now!