I’m hoping to finish my Kelly Anorak this week as we’ve got some rainy, cold weather coming up. We’ve had an insanely warm fall, so it’s been hard to really get into a coat-making mood, but my November 1st deadline is quickly approaching and I think I need to kick it up a notch. … Read More Sew Every Day Challenge: Week 16
Most of my sewing this week involved racing to have handsewing to do while camping over the weekend. Spoiler alert: I did very little of that sewing while away. But I got a lot of knitting done?
Date: Monday, July 24
Time sewing: 1 hour 5 minutes; 30 minutes; 10 minutes
What I did: Remember the button hole I had to move last week. Well, it turns out the bleeping thing was in the right place after all! This was especially bothersome as we are out of caffeinated coffee and the pot of black tea I chugged is sooooo not cuttinf it. So, today, I re-did those fricken holes one last time and decided I would sew some fricken seams if it would kill me. I think the Baby sensed my desperation and mercifully conked out for a good, long nap which allowed me to get all the vertical seams (except sides) and the shoulders sewn and pressed. Later, I managed to get the pockets sewn to the sides and understitch them. After supper I found ten minutes to pin the side seams so I could get straight to sewing the next day.… Read More Sew every day challenge: week 3 (or “don’t use the eraser end of a pencil to turn a drawstring right side out.”)