"What Kind of Fool am I !"
As I have got older I have realised that there is a lot of truth in the old sayings! That is especially true of today and the saying is
" Pride comes before a Fall!!"
I have been so pleased to have finished the puppies and all my charity work has been working out well.
To add to the bags of hope I decided to make some "taggies"
I braved the Spanish haberdashery shop to buy the ribbons and tried to think of words like satiny and soft. Quite a challenge but we managed with much pointing and gestures! I came home delighted with my purchases and as always the best bit is taking it all out of you bag and having a proper look!
Sort them into colours
And "oooh" and "aaahhh" over the very pretty ones for "littlies" just perfect for this project!
Next some soft,cuddly fleece. Surely the perfect material for the taggie blanket.
So its measure.cut,pin,tack and get the sewing machine out.
A piece of cake and really quite a quick project. 15 for those bags of love done in no time. Thinks I !
Well "taggies" are supposed to sooth the little ones. They can stroke and cuddle the lovely satiny loops when they are tired ,sad or just a bit grouchy . Well that is the idea. Sew all around, turn the little bag inside out,sew the top to close and all done and dusted.
What a complete fool. I turned mine inside out and where were the loops, on the inside!!!!!
Well I think I would have been able to rescue the situation by taking the seam apart and pulling the loops through but because I was so worried about the babies getting choked if the loops weren't securely fastened I machined back and forth over each loop!
Well I was fed up I can tell you but decided against a paddy or stamping my feet and thought of another very apt saying.
"If at first you don't succeed try,try again!"
I am sure you could think of some more. So what to do with the inside out taggie. I have no idea--- I shoved it on the shelf in disgust at my moment of foolishness. Obviously not the day for taggies.
I suppose I could always make it my first giveaway. Excellent for someone with a sense of humour.