My dear friend came over to my house and sat and showed me how to operate my electric sewing machine.. It works very well and I managed to do straight seams, however that was tuesday and now it is thursday and I have not sat at the table and tried on my own... I obviously feel nervous at doing it on my own, I know what I want to do, but scared to start, how stupid is this... I am writing this down, so that it motivates me to go into that room, sit down and start sewing as I know I can, but I haven't tried to prove it yet... what a scare baby I am, and its my machine, doesn't matter if anyone knows I cocked up in doing it, so why the hesitation.. I know how much I would love to be good at it, and very much fear failure.. a trait I have laughed at in my husband, now I have caught it off him... hmmm well, here goes... I will write again after I have conquered this necessary feat!!
Hurrah, as you can see from the second pic, the seam is not the straightest, but I did what I needed to do, which was cover the bolster, and those ends are just tied, will add ribbons of velvet to go with the corderoy material... have another one to do, which I will do tomorrow... actually very pleased with me, as I also had to rethread the machine, and I did it all alone...by memory... oh what a relief --ha ha