Sunday, April 25, 2021


 Years ago I made my Mom a vest from old jeans.  I embellished it with tons of beads.  She asked me for another one a couple of years ago.  Well - I don't have that pattern any more, didn't have a pile of old jeans handy, and didn't really want to take the time to work out the logistics of making her a vest - I haven't done garment making for quite a long time now and the chops aren't what they used to be!  But at the same time, she asked me more than once and she's in her 90s so I figured I need to do something!  

In the end, I had the idea of checking out our local Value Village to see if there was a denim vest there that I could bring home and jazz up a bit for her.  I found a white Alia vest that looked roughly her size so I picked it up and brought it home.  Did some machine embroidery and some beading.  She loves it!  Whew!  

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