Saturday, November 22, 2014

Warorot market

I was unimpressed. Lots of lovely cotton lawn, but only one shop had jersey. It was poly and expensive. I saw a trimmings shop, but it was closing when I got there.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Sewing Studio at The Ring

The Ring is up in Nimman, near the university. The sewing studio is on the second floor, tucked away down a hallway. I loved it! They're quilting-focused, so I just bought some good scissors and a marking pen.  The owner is such a doll- she checked whether the pen worked by using it on her shirt! There's a sewing circle there, but I've never been.

They only have a Facebook page:

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

80's does 40's

I prepared a bunch of clothes before moving, including some underpants from B6031 (these will remain unblogged) and this rayon number:

I picked it up for a fiver at a thrift in Myrtle Creek, hence my parents' house in the background. I just removed the shoulder pads and the center panel, overlapped the center sides by 1/4 inch, and hand stitched them together. Then I took some fullness out of the shoulder and shortened the hem.

But that's not the important news; I'm officially a college graduate.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Talk About Your Blast from the Past

I recently shared a blog post on r/sewing, and the freakiest thing happened. A girl I knew in middle school recognized me (‽) and wrote me an e-mail. Long story short, she's still awesome and you should be reading her blog: Audie + Eloise.