Kindergarten, woot! Woot!

We had our first day of kindergarten this week.  And really, what good is it having a mum that sews if you don’t have anything handmade for that first day?  I knew I wanted to make her a backpack, but I was warned by the teachers that the backpack couldn’t be small and cute.  I never argued with the size requirement but the whole not cute part?  I took that as a challenge!

My lame attempt at some artsy photography. . .pattern by Sara of Sew Sweetness – link to pattern Promise Ring Backpack.

I believe I owe Aurifil Thread a thank you for making strong thread. . .

. . .this would have hurt if the thread were to have given way!  It was the final stitch and I quickly finished off the binding by hand.

Not a tear was shed. . .that was noticed 🙂 thanks for dropping by and if anyone figures out how to freeze time – please let me know.

Caroline aka lalinsocal

 

 

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10 Comments on “Kindergarten, woot! Woot!”

  1. September 10, 2015 at 6:20 pm #

    When my first started school, I cried. When my last started, I threw a party ; )

    • September 10, 2015 at 6:52 pm #

      😂 my husband and I got a big chuck

  2. Becky Parker
    September 11, 2015 at 1:36 am #

    Beautiful as always hunni, your colours are always fab and you are so productive you put me to shame…. 😉😘 we’ve had both kids start new schools this week and as hubby is away again, I’ve felt stretched like elastic between the two of them…trying to not be too clingy, yet with the right amount of mummy soothing…it’s quite nice to have the extra stitching time…but I do hope that mummy worry fades a little in the coming weeks ☺️Xxxxx

    • September 11, 2015 at 10:06 am #

      It’s tough when you have to carry th

  3. Becky Parker
    September 11, 2015 at 1:38 am #

    Ps/ I’m working on the freezing time thing, I’ll let you know…..😂xx

    • September 11, 2015 at 10:06 am #

      I’ll be waiting 😜Sent from Yahoo Ma

  4. September 11, 2015 at 5:47 am #

    that’s a really great way to start school – with a bag made by mum! It is cute and so is that last photo!

    • September 11, 2015 at 10:09 am #

      Thanks Ruth! I saw dada trailing behind his litt

  5. September 13, 2015 at 3:46 pm #

    Hope no rude words were said either , or not aloud anyway . Lovely backpack not small but very cute

    • September 13, 2015 at 7:24 pm #

      No rude words that I’ll admit to now 😂

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