When I saw the unbelievably cute tassel curtains from Serena & Lily that I blogged about last week, my first thought was, "Those are so cute", followed closely by, "Holy cow. $98.00 per panel. I could probably make those", followed closely by, "But it would almost certainly be miserable and likely make me cry. Maybe I could bait Mummy into making them?"
So-- like the evil D-I-Y-er that I am, I blogged about them.
I knew that if I blogged about them, that she would read the blog, see the curtains, and think, "We can make those." I set this trap because my mother is considerably more skilled on the sewing machine than I am.
My sewing endeavors tend to involve tears. They usually end in success, but first, they involve tears. And a good amount of swearing. Hard to believe, I know, but true story.
Literally 15 minutes after I posted the blog, I received this email: