Not confident to go it alone, my next step in concurring my fear of sewing machines was to hunt down some sewing/patchwork/quilting classes … if I was to walk through the gates of hell – yep, being over dramatic again.
I happily stumbled across a patchwork and quilting shop called ...
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... that held classes and squeezed my way onto their class list!
Luckily for me, one of the shop owners took pity on me and took me under her straight-line-sewing, perfect-colour-placing-wing and introduced me to the lovely ladies I would join on a Monday night.
I had struck gold!
After talking about what I was hoping to achieve from my new-found classes (and explaining my past history with sewing machines) I was wisely steered towards a lovely (and simple!) baby quilt apty named “Shhh Baby Sleeping".
So, that was it.
Now that I had a pattern in hand, it was time to choose the fabric … which turns out to be my favourite part!
p.s this post has not been sponsored by Patchwork At Homespun