kidspot social
kidspot social
Login | Join Kidspot Social | Contact us | Advertise with us
 
 
 

Oh Sew you don't!
Posted 9:13 AM on Mon-3-Sep-2012
When you don't own a sewing machine due to it being a health risk to anyone in the surrounding area, most prominently yourself, you dread the school notice popped up on the bench which reads "school spirit week next week". Argh! That only means one thing. Getting creative. And when you can't sew - that is creative with a capital C, bold, underscored, highlighted and made into italics!

It's not like I can just quickly take in one of my t-shirts or fashion a bit of scrap material into a tie. I really need to get my thinking cap on at times like these - or do I? Thankfully, being very aware, and spending a little too much time on Pinterest lately, I know that like Google, most times you type something into the search box, you will be awarded with exactly what you are looking for. Thank goodness this was the case when I, with fingers, toes and eyes crossed typed in 'no sew cape'. Bob's your uncle my dreams came true.

So, with a quick trip to the shops, one piece of black material of some description (yes I'm that bad, I don't even know what type I purchased), one piece of ribbon and a pair of 'geek' glasses paid for, The Legend is very happy that he will be attending 'hero' day on Wednesday dressed as Harry Potter. And I didn't even need to thread a needle.

Go JO!
Posted by GoMummyJo


Comments (4)
thecoffeelady - 9:02 PM on Mon-3-Sep-2012  
My mum is my sewing machine, she thinks that everyone needs a sewing machine so gave us girls one each when we left home however mine has never been used and she's only too happy to do odd bits and peices for me, kind old mum!
MumBum - 6:01 PM on Mon-3-Sep-2012  
LOL ekubo, I have an old fashioned thimble mostly because my language when sticking my finger/s with a needle repeatedly would make a pirate blush!!! ;-)
ekubo - 1:39 PM on Mon-3-Sep-2012  
do your buttons end up blood stained too?
MumBum - 9:20 AM on Mon-3-Sep-2012  
sewing a button back on a garment or stitching up tear, that's my sewing!lol


   
 
 
 
Remember Me
 
sign up


kidspot FREE Trial
 
Cleaning Made Easy
Dettol is one of New Zealand’s most trusted brands & they are helping parents keep their kids healthy with their Floor Cleaning System. Register now for a free trial! ALWAYS READ THE LABEL. USE ONLY AS DIRECTED Register here...
kidspot Be in to win!
 
Brush Up On Dental
Did you know that in New Zealand, your child is entitled to free basic oral health services until their 18th birthday? Join in our discussion & be in to win an Oral B Vitality electric toothbrush Find more here...
kidspot FREE Trial
 
Post-it Super Sticky Note
3M have a great range of Post-it® Super Sticky Notes that stick to almost any surface & are sure to make learning fun this back to school season. Want to give these a try? Register your interest here...
kidspot Need Inspiration?
 
The Lunchbox Project
Put an end to lunch box envy! We have all the lunchbox inspiration you need for when your kids head back to school. Be inspired now…
kidspot Education
 
Back to School
This back to school season, we have everything to make life that little bit easier. Find tips on lunches, keeping kids healthy, school supplies & more… Click here...
kidspot Recent Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot To join or not to join.... (6)
kidspot Paddington (7)
kidspot The friggin flies! (1)
kidspot Week 5 - Free Teen Dental Care (14)
kidspot Deals for final school holidays activities - share yours here (4)
kidspot A bit of fun - who made the biggest mess? (4)
kidspot When do your kids go back to school? (7)
kidspot How much expired food is sitting in your pantry right now? (9)
View more Recent Topics
 
 
kidspot Recent Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot End of the holidays (0)
kidspot Rain Rain... yay! (1)
kidspot Cupcake Decorating - The Girl On The Swing (1)
kidspot Coming up for Air (0)
kidspot How does one title this? (3)
kidspot Summer is well and truly here! (3)
kidspot What to do? (4)
kidspot I wear Bob Bob (4)
View more Recent Blogs
 
 
kidspot Popular Topics
  (# Comments)
kidspot Week 5 - Free Teen Dental Care (14)
kidspot Which school shoes? (11)
kidspot Would you charge a no show fee to absentee kids from a party? (10)
kidspot Better healthier goals - Whats yours? (9)
kidspot What do you wish your mother told you.... (9)
kidspot Infant dumped at WINZ Manukau (9)
kidspot How much expired food is sitting in your pantry right now? (9)
kidspot 15 scoop ice cream - could you? (9)
View more Popular Topics
 
 
kidspot Popular Blogs
  (# Comments)
kidspot The big C (16)
kidspot Fallen of the wagon hard and fast. (12)
kidspot Wish me luck (10)
kidspot Wasn't expecting that! (10)