We have a new sewing machine at our house. It's very fancy! It's for No.2's tenth birthday tomorrow. Two children over ten is a little hard to imagine really. I still remember making a cake when she was a baby.
I drew a basic shape of a sewing machine and she added the all important details. Pretty cute aye? Pink and red are very nice colours for a party.
Now we are going to need some very important equipment for this cake. It's only the second time I've done this fancy piping thing. We have the usual items and then we have the medicine measuring cup and a baby bottle cap. These are all important pieces to make this machine work.
I remember it falling apart at the beginning of the first cake ten years ago. I can still clearly remember the evening. Baby 2 was screaming the night away, No.1 was in bed on her 2nd birthday eve, the cake still yet to be done. Me feeding baby every half hour and hubby and I sharing the cake decorating. We finally got to bed at 1am. It was a very cool Tigger cake though.
I think I'll shout myself a new grown up piping kit soon. I'm sick of icing oozing all over the show!
No.2 was very interested in what I was doing and took some 'in the process' photos. The amount of compliments were continuous, she's such a sweetie. She told me when she's a mum she's hoping that she'll be able to make her children cakes like this. I'm very sure she'll be doing just that.
This piping thing is so much fun! Lots of pretty flowers all over the cake. The inside bit was very tricky, but we got there in the end.
Now it's time to thread up the machine, and let's take this baby for a whirl!
I wonder what Lucy's making? I see she's prepared with a spare bobbin ready to use. Not like her Mother who is constantly running out.
Not long now honey! The presents are wrapped and she's very excited about the big day. Double digits are very special. She has two best friends coming for a very delicious afternoon tea, a crafting session consisting of cupcake decorating, and scrapbooking a box for their treasures.
Following that we will be eating fish'n'chips on the floor with the spotty picnic blanket, finishing up with pavlova, yoghurt, ice cream and cake. Sounds like a very lovely day for our special girl.