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Sew Me {Self Portrait Saturday}


Domesticity {Self Portrait Saturday}

My sewing machine has been sadly neglected over the last few months. However, my pre-schooler who attends an Early Learning Centre is going to be part of a Nativity Play/Concert for the very first time this coming week. And, he's assigned to be one of the shepherds.

As soon as I heard the role assignment, I thought about buying or renting a costume at first. But, in the end, I decided to make him a simple shepherd costume instead. Yes, even if I wasn't quite sure how to make one.

"It doesn't have to be anything fancy, mummy," he told me earlier as I started sewing. Just as well, as I probably can't make anything fancy even if I wanted to. 😀 (So, it's sort of good that I don't have to sew one of the three "wise men's" costumes. Heh.)

The costume is not complete yet. And, I'm finding it a challenge to sew one without any patterns at all. But, ah well. Hopefully, by tomorrow it'll be finished anyway. More pics coming when the whole thing's done.

Hope you're having a great weekend!

About the Author Shai Coggins (MTeach, MSoc Sci App Psych)

Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children's book. A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology" list. Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.

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