The Matron is teaching me the ancient, revered, and esoteric Art of Sewing. She has proven a very patient teacher, taking apart each step into smaller steps and making the whole thing (supposedly) easy to understand for even a clumsy neophyte such as myself. I, of course, immediately made the entirely logical and realistic decision to use my new-found skills to make a bajillion little Japanese-style drawstring bags, called kinchaku. Here are a few.
I am not very good at Sewing.
It may not be easy to tell from a distance, but the seams are very crooked.
Though I am rather new to the business of making things, you know, physically, I’ll do my best!