Some Lessons Learned at Home

Saturday morning I got super exited and I wanted to create a personal pouch for my sewing tools. After learning the techniques at Molcush I thought that it would be an easy job. But it wasn’t really…

Some Lessons Learned at Home

My first difficulty showed up when I chose the fabrics. For the outside I wanted the peach color, but for the inside I wasn’t firm about the choice.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

When I saw the white fabric with red dots I knew right away it was a perfect combination, so I started cutting the fabrics. That’s when I figured that I didn’t actually have enough white fabric. After a couple of minutes I decided it would be smart to patch some of the pieces of the white fabric, to create a bigger piece that would fit my need.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

The next step was ironing and it was very funny because I used a travel size iron. I have to say that I don’t have a real-size iron yet and I have to use the ‘toy’ one.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

The second obstacle was sewing the zipper. Although I’ve done this many times, I still don’t know how to sew it right. I had to unrip the two stitches and do it one more time. It was a painful thing to do especially because I sew a pretty straight line that I was proud of.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

Some Lessons Learned at Home

Some Lessons Learned at Home

After I redid the procedure (the right way this time!), I had to attach the zipper key. I learned that it’s better to cut the zipper, remove the key, sew it and after that to attach the zipper key back again. I was afraid of that moment mostly because I didn’t succeed at the sewing shop. After a few try-outs I did it!

Some Lessons Learned at Home

Some Lessons Learned at Home

Even if I thought that I would remember every single step that I followed in the sewing shop, when I was home I had a whole different experience. All the steps tangled in my head and all the process was a bit harder to do on my own.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

After some break hours I came back home and got ready to finish my pouch. I set up my triplock (I learned here how it works) and completed the sewing process.

Some Lessons Learned at Home

It was a hard day but I learned two important lessons: pay attention at the materials that you work with and be creative with the fabric that doesn’t fit (they could became perfect for what you need with some stitches).

Hi, my name is Corina and I am pursuing my dream. Not long ago I started learning how to use a sewing machine and sooner or later I will create awesome clothes for me and for people around the world.

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