My Captured Moment #35 – Sewing

When our daughter celebrated her 4th birthday a few weeks ago, she received some lovely gifts from her friends. One of the presents was a little sewing kit to make your own rag doll. When I first saw the package, alarm bells started to ring. I thought she was way too young for such an activity. Needles, scissors and tiny parts… However, on closer inspection I saw that the needle was quite big and made out of plastic, the wool was already cut, there were guided sewing holes and the tiny parts were stickers used as decoration for the doll’s dress.

Our little girl was adamant that she wanted to start the dolly straight away so I gave in and we sat down to work on the doll. I was convinced she would loose interest pretty quickly, but no! After I showed her what to do, she worked it out pretty quickly and happily started to sew her own little rag doll. There were also a few tricky parts that I finished off for her, but I am still amazed by her handiwork.

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I am linking this #MyCapturedMoment with Heledd at Running in Lavender.

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12 Comments

    • Heidi
      April 21, 2016 / 2:43 pm

      Thanks :-). I had completely underestimated her talents.

  1. April 21, 2016 / 5:38 pm

    I love this photo look at that concentration on her face bless her, I used to love sewing as a child it felt so grown up xx

    • Heidi
      April 21, 2016 / 8:17 pm

      I used to really like it too when I was little and I really enjoyed helping her with it. Maybe I should start a sewing project :-).

  2. April 22, 2016 / 5:27 pm

    Arr I love the concentration on her little face. I do look forward to doing things like this with my little girl x #mycapturedmoment

    • Heidi
      April 24, 2016 / 11:54 am

      We had such a lovely afternoon :-).

  3. April 24, 2016 / 7:20 am

    Our children surprise us all the time, don’t they? This is so sweet, and I bet she was so proud of herself too when she finished making her doll! #mycapturedmoment

    • Heidi
      April 24, 2016 / 11:55 am

      She was extremely proud and shows her dolly off to everyone:-).

  4. April 25, 2016 / 9:23 am

    Little ones pick up things soo quickly. We have to be careful what we teach them. Sewing is great and will last a life time. #mycapturedmoment

    • Heidi
      April 25, 2016 / 10:20 am

      I completely agree, Helena. Thanks for stopping by.

  5. April 26, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    So cute!! Hope she had a wonderful birthday. Isn’t it amazing how quickly our little ones pick these things up? Looks like she’s totally engrossed in what she’s doing. Thanks as always for linking up to #MyCapturedMoment xx

    • Heidi
      April 27, 2016 / 9:12 am

      She had a lovely birthday. Yes, it really is amazing how quickly our little ones learn. Thanks for hosting #MyCapturedMoment, Heledd. xx

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