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Sew Amazing

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You see, I’ve been a fan and quasi-collector of all things Sanrio since I was in the second grade. In fact, I have every single Sanrio item I’ve ever received and purchased saved in a box at my mom’s house.

Last year, while perusing all things Sanrio online, I found the perfect birthday/Christmas gift for myself!


Hello Kitty Sewing Machine

So I called my mom.

My mom happened to be my old Sanrio Pusher, so I figured my chances of getting it from her were good. Besides, if I asked HBL, he would’ve scrunched his face up in incredulity, and said, “Really?”…

I told her what I wanted, and hoped and hoped and hoped… and she got it for me! Yippee! Problem was, once I got it, I didn’t have any time to take it out of its box! So it’d been sitting there, unopened, for eight long months, waiting to be used, until today.

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If you were to judge this book by its cover, you’d think I wasted my mom’s money on a toy sewing machine. You’d think I waited all this time to use it, only to have it break on the first stitch. But no, friends, she really works! And she’s so much better than my old machine: she’s quieter, she’s lighter, she’s CUTER, and she sews through jeans like a hot knife through butter! What more could you ask for?

I can feel it. This baby is going to take me places! PLACES, I say!


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24 thoughts on “Sew Amazing”

  1. Adorable sewing machine! heh heh, when you come to LA, I'm gunna have to have you teach me to sew LOL. I have one (not a Sanrio) just a singer, but dang it's till in the box. LOL

  2. Hey Beauty! I love hello Kitty. Seriously, I'm sure people think I should grow up but who cares, right? Your sewing machine is so cute…I wish I'd seen it sooner. If only you could teach me to sew!!! Show us what you make with that adorable machine.

  3. sounds like a good buy then! Enjoy your new sewing machine…Stoppin' by from SITS to say "hi" and welcome. I know that you will enjoy being a part of this vibrant community of bloggers!carma :-)

  4. Ha! I love it! Who wouldn't want to sew something on that beauty?I stopped by to welcome you to SITS! It's great to have you in the SITStahood:0)

  5. Were you and I separated at birth? ;)I am starting to get back into the "Hello Kitty" phase. When I was a child, Sanrio was ALL I could think about. I think the best Christmas I ever had was when I received nothing but Sanrio stuff! It's all I wanted. What I wouldn't give to have some of that stuff now. Now I am back on the wagon, going ga-ga for anything Hello Kitty! I love her! Stoppin' by from SITS and wanted to welcome you to the SITStahood, Darling!Love,Taryn

  6. That is beyond cute! I love how you call your mom your Sanrio pusher. ROFL!Just wanted to stop by and say welcome to the SITS community!

  7. Oh, how can you not create fabulousness with a machine like that?! It's adorable! My daughter shares your love for all things Sanrio. There's a store are our mall…it's dangerous!

  8. First I have to say that I adore you header picture! The little sneakers are so cute.Second, that is a lot of discipline to keep all that stuff in their boxes for years! I wouldn't be able to do it at all.Third, I am stopping by to welcome you to the SITStahood! Look forward to seeing you around and glad you could join us!

  9. I have been a Hello Kitty fan since I was a little girl, too. I love that they make adult Hello Kitty clothes and that I can relive my childhood days. :-)

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