So recently while playing Final Fantasy: A Realm Reborn, I was chatting with a friend and found out they had a sewing machine. Unfortunately they had no idea how to use, and said they would love to learn how, but felt that sewing was an expensive hobby and they just didn’t have the funds at the moment. This got me to thinking. Yes sewing can become a rather expensive hobby, something I know very well. Just look in the huge tub full of random cloth for ‘projects’ under my desk! The thing is though I don’t think it would be overly expensive to start, especially if you had a sewing machine already, that’s half the battle there! So to the internet I went, technically YouTube. After scrolling through lots and lots of video’s I found one that I felt was a good way to start you can find it over on the channel Made to Sew and the video that is linked is the basics! So now that you know the basics of sewing you want to make a project right? Well that’s great! I have some great suggestions for a beginner sewer, and best of all most of them can be done on the cheap!

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I figured that this would be a decent first blog post. I’m not very good at this whole blogging thing, but I’m hoping to use this as a way to get myself out there. I decided telling you how Dreamtime Stitches came about is a good way to break the ice and let you get to know me a little!

So, about 8 years ago my best friend in the world became pregnant. I was excited for her, we had been through so much together, and this was a whole new adventure in our friendship. I started looking at baby things, and stuff to buy her but nothing ever popped out as ‘perfect’ I was talking with a friends mother at one point and letting her know how much this was bothering me. I wanted something extra special for my best friend and her little bundle of joy that was on the way, and nothing I could buy seemed perfect enough. That’s when she gave me the idea to make her a baby blanket.

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