I have been searching for a new job and in the meantime, I taught myself how to sew.
My mom gave me a sewing machine for Christmas 2010 and I just opened it September 8, 2011. Yeeeaaaahhh, pretty bad. It took me FOREVER to figure out how to thread the darn thing, but once I did that, I was ready to go! I didn't have any problems, except keeping the lines straight. :-/
Many of you know, but, I just got married (July 16, 2011) and we had a Mad Hatter Bridal Shower for me, so since we had some extra crazy fabric from the tablecloths I decided to use that as my "scratch paper."
I started out making squares, and so I have called my creations a pot holder and coasters. :)
Hopefully within the coming days/weeks/months/years, I will be better at sewing, but as of now,I am pretty impressed with myself!