Saturday, 24 July 2010

I'm not sure who's going to be more excited on Ruby's birthday...her or me.
We've chatted for ages about her getting her own machine and I decided at 9 she was probably old enough. I wanted to wait until I felt she was old enough to have it in her room and be responsible enough to use it on her own there.

The night before her birthday I'm going to put it up on a new desk in her room, that will also be a surprise.
I am beyond excited to see her reaction when she wakes up.
I am well aware that I am going to have to have nothing else planned for that entire day, so we can both play at her machine all day. It's going to be a hardship.

I am also well aware that I am going to have to keep my fabric stash under lock and key from here-on-in...

10 comments:

Winter Tree, said...

What a brilliant pressie. Lucky girl :)
I love the cover, presume u made it yourself, any chance there's a tutorial for it. I'd love one for my machine but not sure how to size it for the measurements !! It's fab:)

Lyn said...

What a lovely gift, I am sure she will adore it.
Love
Lyn
xxx

Lynne said...

oh how fabulous - I got my first machine at about 14 and still have it (time for a new one...) and I love that IKEA fabric cover - how exciting!

dosierosie said...

Oh lucky girl, I was 19 when i got mine. Have a great day.

Maria said...

I bought the
same machine but in red for freya when she was 9, its a perfect first machine. Hope Ruby has a great birthday :)

Tara said...

Are you also aware that you're going to have to sneak into her room before she wakes up to SEE the reaction. Or sleep in there. ;) xx

The English Writer said...

That's fantastic, I would have loved something like this when I was little, maybe then I might have learnt to sew!!

Rachel Cotterill said...

What a great present - I'm sure she'll love it :D

oklyous said...

uhh that is just brilliant!!
Wish it was me!:)

BLONDEDESIGN said...

How Cute!! the bag and the machine.
I got my first machine at 10-11, and I still use the same machine today for half my sewing!
I can see her setting her own mini folksy/etsy shop up...Kx