Saturday, 19 November 2011

Sewing Saturdays! - Sewing Buttons

Today we learnt how to sew buttons. We are still out of resources and the shopping is still pending, can you believe it?! Any way I thought cannot go on like this and we better do something this Saturday.

We used the play buttons and did the needful!!! We watched this video  and then got on with it.
 Again since we have no proper materiel yet, we used Maimoonah's shawl and stitched on that!!


Then I was so impressed with sister Imaan at making Memories and wanted to try something before I get on to it full time Insha Allaah when I get the things. Jazzakillaah Khayr sis Imaan for the inspiration and I am sure other will find it benefit ting too. This is something called Sashiko a Japanese stitching you can see here and here at Making Memories Insha Allaah. Basically in this you use running stitch and that was one reason I thought Maimoonah would be able to do it. So I just drew this using a pencil and a ruler.

And asked her to stitch the running stitch and complete. With little help she was able to do it Alhamdulillaah!


And this is how it looked after completion!


Anonymous said...

oh, what a journey mashAllah. it looks so cute too!!!
I remember going to sewing classes when I was little. It is very common back home for girls to start sewing at young age. InshaAllah something we will have to try with the girls too. JazakAllah for post, ummSumayya.

Umm Maimoonah said...

Alaikum salaam Umm Sumayya
Wa iyyaaki! Hope to hear from your when your girls do sewing Insha Allaah!

Fouziya Musaliar said...

masha allah very good must try with hu soon....insha allah

Umm Sayang said...

Assalamualaikum Umm Maimoonah.
Such wonderful stitching for little hands Masha-Allah. It's always so heart warming to see the fun things that you both do :)

Umm Maimoonah said...

That will be nice Fouziya, please do share whatever you do Insha Allaah, Maimoonah would love to see them too!

Alaikum Salaam Umm Sayang, jazzakillaah Khayr for making us feel so special, your comments make me tear! : )

UmmSara said...

MashaAllah, so cute. It is really a nice hobby for girls, I hope Sarah can start something like this too :)

Imaan said...

as salaamu `alaykum...

Jazakillah khayran for the kind words but sharing is the least I can do when I've learnt so much from you and other bloggers too :)

Oh I so LOVE the buttons! So whimsical and colourful. Maimoonah is doing so well ma shaa Allah. She is definitely good with her hands - her work is so neat!

NoorJanan Homeschool said...

MashaAllah, this is such a wonderful project! I just found your blog and I love it already.

Umm Maimoonah said...

Umm Sara, I think you can slowly start with Sarah, she looks like she can handle Insha Allaah!

Alaikum salaam Imaan, oh no you have plenty to share and you really do not know how much you have shared so far, please do not stop sharing lol!

Jazzakillaah Khayr for your kind words! I hope she continues to be like this Insha Allaah!

NoorJanan Home School, Jazzakillaah Khayr sis for stopping by and for your kind words!

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