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Look What I Sew


One of my goal this year is to learn using the sewing machine. Before you gasp for horror I think I need to explain one thing. I’ve used a sewing machine before but it was eons ago. Right now, I’m doing some sort of revision with grandma as my teacher.

I have some extra Ikea fabrics sitting in my closet for like 4-5 years already and every time I open my closet they seem to call me “Che-Cheh, when are you going to turn me into a beautiful pillowcase?”… something like that.

Finally I’ve decided to take control of my laziness.

The first thing I sew with my mom’s decades old sewing machine was a pillowcase. I think the fabric that I choose (pointing below) is ideal.



And what do you think of this bag? It’s designed and sewn by me. This is the 2 views from the bag.



Sometimes I like the bag handle and sometimes I don’t. Too bad I ran out of the bag original fabric (white). Doesn’t matter. I simply :love: and adore this bag! At first I thought of buying a green bag but heck time is tough. Better use what I have. So this is the result… my green and every day bag.

My last project is in the form of a cushion cover. Because I have little fabrics left, I have to make one side out of the norm. I cut and sew the 3 different fabrics into an artistic patchwork that I’m really proud of. The other side is a cool blue.

So do you love it?

p/s: I took about a month to do all that. Sometimes laziness creep in mah.

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22 Comments

  • Reply Bengbeng June 12, 2008 at 9:57 pm

    after seeing yr talent, ” Che-Cheh, will u marry me” πŸ™‚

  • Reply Dawn June 13, 2008 at 3:20 am

    Very good. I like the bag! I have a sewing machine too but sitting in the dark closet, abandoned!

  • Reply wuching June 13, 2008 at 8:25 am

    very nice, now do a dress!

  • Reply jam June 13, 2008 at 3:30 pm

    Good hands!

  • Reply FeR June 13, 2008 at 3:33 pm

    wooot! I LOVE THEM!!!
    can send to me? my birthday october. kakakakaka!!!

  • Reply Lex June 13, 2008 at 10:22 pm

    lelong lelong, who wants to marry nice lady who can cook clean and sew plus owns a nice shaggy dog? hahahaha

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 13, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    Bengbeng, :laughing: sorry no… :tongue:

    Dawn, my mom’s sewing machine is sitting at the dinning area biting dust. Hehe

    Wuching, dress? I dunno… :crying:

    Jam, thanks. hehe

    FeR, thank you. Wuahahaha since you’re only joking.

    Lex, :laughing: must pay you for the ad? Hahaha

  • Reply Neo June 13, 2008 at 11:18 pm

    Oh, very nice and colorful! You gonna bring that to work ah? :skull:

  • Reply cc June 14, 2008 at 2:08 am

    The bag looks very chic!

  • Reply mistyeiz June 14, 2008 at 9:36 am

    i think u did a VERY VERY VERY good job!!! good on u – now can marry liow. :dancing:

  • Reply FeR June 14, 2008 at 10:03 am

    oooo..not joking! i need a “green bag”!

    and my birthday is in october.
    πŸ˜€

    *muka SUPER DUPER tebal*

  • Reply Neo June 15, 2008 at 12:29 am

    Zzzz… :hehe:

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 15, 2008 at 6:37 pm

    Neo, thank you. Bring for shopping only.

    CC, thanks. πŸ™‚

    Mistyeiz, thank you…kekeke if olden days then for sure can marry liao. Now not enough la. Need other expertise. Wuahaha

    FeR, since you’re not joking..If I ever find a nice fabric and if I’m not lazy I will do one lo but no guarantee cantik. :tongue:

    Neo, tido lah sayang.

  • Reply keeyit June 15, 2008 at 8:34 pm

    I like the bags. So lovely. Nice to bring out for shopping. πŸ˜‰

    Next time give one to me la.. :tongue:

  • Reply hedonistics anonymous June 16, 2008 at 10:53 am

    I LOVE THE BAG!!! if got someone make me a bag as nice as the that, i will definitely become a green shopper! XD

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 16, 2008 at 9:04 pm

    Keeyit and Hedo, wah wah…like that I can make a couple of this and sell them liao. They’re very simple to make. No pocket inside. Wuahahaha.

  • Reply Bengbeng June 16, 2008 at 10:37 pm

    :talkingear:
    :crying: πŸ™

    :dancing:

    :laughing:

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 18, 2008 at 12:47 pm

    Bengbeng, opppps :laughing:

  • Reply hcfoo June 19, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    wah, u sew and u cook… yap dak chu fong, chut dak teng tong πŸ˜€

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 20, 2008 at 2:27 pm

    Hcfoo, hahaha yayaya beware: a tv addict :LOL:

  • Reply wen June 23, 2008 at 8:51 pm

    i love it! blue is my favourite!

  • Reply Che-Cheh June 24, 2008 at 12:06 pm

    Wen, hi there :wave: thank you! πŸ˜€

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