The sound of the rain is hidden beneath the almost constant rumble of
Twilight settled noisily around the shoulders of the small
I’ve been a bit
It’s seems that cloud cover can come in various levels and provide
A tiny little sliver of horizon
Sliced out under heavy clouds
The longest day
There were a couple of heavy punches thrown and it looked like the towel was going to be dropped. Last minute burst of energy as the bell was about to ring and round 1 is
Life is going to hand you weeds
Take them and make peace
Life can hand out even worse
Stalk yourself against Continue reading “Find Cover”
When the trip was just in the planning stages the first location chosen was Islay. It is the home of the Continue reading “The Smokey Drams”
The recent success stories spurred me onward. Just one more quick and easy project I thought. Note that there was a lot of
Buoyed by the success of my recent challenge I pushed forward. I had a full length sun dress that had needed shortening for a while. It wasn’t hard; it just hadn’t happened. So now it has and it’s hanging up waiting for a nice warm day.
This meant that there was an excess of material to be utilized. Ah yes — upcycled. Into something tiny because there was like 12″ of length but at least it was already hemmed.
Enter in a creative challenge. What to make and how to do it. Following my instincts I pushed forward and cut out a peasant dress. Utilized the pre existing hems and zipped the seams through the serger. The little cap sleeves are adorable but now need arm hole binding but not enough material left for a facing
Ah more upcycling. I have all of my mother in law’s sewing supplies and every once in a while they come in handy. Check out the prices!
It worked remarkably well. Zipped the neck casing shut and then struggled to get the elastic through. It took almost more time to do that than sew the little dress! Now I can only hope it fits the little one it’s intended for. It’s 12 -18 month size and she’s 4 months old so hopefully it will but it might be more like a tunic than a dress.
Rather hard to get a good photo of either one but that’s the best attempt.
Now onward to the jersey challenges. I was chased inside tonight by dust storms and nasty wind so will take advantage of this stolen time away from yard work.