Sew, a needle pulling thread… the large family way!

Libby concentrates...

 

bright sewing buttons and needle with thread isolated on white

 

Eddie is our resident crafter. He always has several projects on the go and his creativity and imagination knows no bounds. This morning he set about making himself an eye mask.

 

Eddie sewing
Eddie soon got to work with measuring, cutting and sewing…

 

As with pretty much anything in this house, curious siblings quickly gathered to see what was going on and whether they could join in too…

 

Paddy wanted to make his own eye mask too. Apparently, Ollie keeps him awake at bedtime so he *needs* one...
Paddy wanted to make his own eye mask too. Apparently, Ollie keeps him awake at bedtime so he *needs* one…

 

With two of the boys settled with fabric, needle and thread along came the girls to practise their sewing skills too…

 

Libby concentrates...
Libby concentrates at the kitchen table…

 

Even though they are only two-years-old, the twins take sewing very seriously…

 

... while Anna prefers sewing in comfort on the sofa...
… while Anna prefers sewing in comfort on the sofa…

 

With four-year-old Ollie now sewing at her side, even Isobel proves that you’re never too young to learn a new skill…

 

16-month-old Bel is keeping up with the big kids...
16-month-old Bel is keeping up with the big kids…

 

And soon enough they celebrate a job well done…

 

Eddie's finished eye mask
Eddie’s finished eye mask

 

Hopefully they’ll be keen for an early bedtime tonight! ;-)

 

Paddy celebrates his job well done with an apple - getting ready for a nap Snow White style perhaps?
Paddy celebrates his job well done with an apple – getting ready for a nap Snow White style perhaps?

 

What started as a single child activity ended up a six kid gathering.

That’s how anything goes when it’s done the large family way!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 thoughts on “Sew, a needle pulling thread… the large family way!

  1. Such clever creative children, much better than me, I get my mum to do my sewing still #bloggingmumscarnival x

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