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Handy Andy On The Sew

Andy brought back his "stinky" and tattered comforter from Penang... but now it is not "stinky" nor tattered anymore.. he dumped it inside the washing machine, put lots of "TOP" powder and softener and let it washed for more than 30 minutes, from stinky to nice smelling fresh aroma, just like new if not for one side which is badly tattered...

I told him to get a new one but he quickly said, "NO, NO... This comforter is the best!" Yes, his comforter has been his bedtime companion for more than five years already... ever faithful.. the older it gets, the more comfortable it becomes!  hahahaa....

Well... tattered and torn at the sides... I told him to get the needle ready with the thread so that I could have it sewn... (I never had a sewing machine before)  but Andy told me that he would like to try hand-sewing it himself... pheww.... how wonder-ful to hear that!  
so while he is at work, mum here gets busy with my iPhone... 
for me, threading the needle is a chore...
but not for him, he can easily do it...
I taught him the big running stiches..
so that work will be finished fast....
but he didn't listen to me.... 
to my surprise, his stitches were small and neat....
While I meddled with my pc, he did his sewing quietly...
Sew.... and sew.... and sew.......
till it was all done!!
GOOD JOB, SON!!
and now.... "Can you do that for mama's blanket too???"
 
After all the sewing had been done,I thought he wouldn't want to see another needle again..
Instead.... he remarked...
"Mom, I think I went into the wrong choice...
I should have taken up sewing instead of engineering....."
*HUH?*


Comments

  1. don't under estimate your son's ability. who's know one he be good tailor or home cook chef. so cute your son.. =D

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  2. Your son can sew?? Wow, that's so cool!!

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  3. haha well i do sew too, and it was such a boring thing to do haha well done to him!

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  4. Your son is so nice to sew your blanket too. Neat and small stitches will keep the blanket in good shape for a long time.

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  5. Wow Andy can really sew nicely. He so sayang the comforter... old one sometimes is more comfortable.

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  6. Courages to do this and even succeed.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  7. Wow! Good son. :D next time wife will be senang.

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  8. YES!!!!! You raised him right! He will be a very smart engineer, but still he does the little chores like sewing, and no complaining.

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  9. Ooooo...so nice! Whoever marries him will be soooo lucky - will certainly make a good husband.

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  10. Will certainly make a good husband. Any lucky girls out there. Wink!!!...Wink!!!...

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  11. That's a good job Andy. But. don't shift course to sewing!

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  12. june: he Can be pretty cute at times.. lol..


    hayley: not like those pro.. better than me, cukup!

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  13. mecoy: i agree.. very boring! hahaha..


    angeline: yes, that was what he said! :)

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  14. mun: he said that too.. the closer, the more durable it is..


    filip: needs a lot of patience! :)

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  15. tekkaus: advertising for him.. hahaha.. just kidding!


    ginny: he thought of changing profession! lol..

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  16. stp: wonder if he has anyone now.. hehehee...


    irene: you sound like STP now! hahaha...

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  17. huh??!! how come it's the opposite?? i thot you should be the sewing mother!! hahahaha, now this Handy Andy is really almighty huh?? :p

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  18. Good lol ..at least he know how to sew.

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  19. Hahaha... these days sewing oso can make a lot money leh. Dun play play wan!

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  20. I am bad when comes to sewing. I wish I had taken it seriously in sewing during my schooling time.hahaha

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  21. aawwww... isn't it great to see a guy sew? I mean, men who sew are a rare breed right and have high potential as hubby... hehehe

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  22. Bravo! I bet Cleff is hiding now LOL

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  23. mery: sikit sikit.. :)



    sk: better to train him, right? mom here want to thread needle also susah liow.. cannot see clearly!


    cleff: i agree with you!! :)

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  24. ling: eventhough I am serious, I cannot learn up much.. how leh?


    irene: hahaha.. advertising Andy..


    kathy: me also have to hide.. hahaha..

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