Monday, October 16, 2006

Sumo Fever

My mom is teaching me to sew, and we are making Gabriel's first-ever homemade Halloween costume. Tonight, to make the belt (wasashi), I tried my hand at designing a pattern, buying the fabrics, cutting, pinning, sewing, and assembling, all on my own. I have to say, OH YEAH! the belly and jumpsuit were adapted from a Simplicity design, and I think it came out great. My mom's a really good seamstress and a great teacher. I am really loving this new skill and having so much fun with it, and I'm so proud of the (nearly) finished product. Take a look: