Sunday, June 26, 2011
Works in Progress
Wednesday night, I got tired of myself, and I went in and cut out a dress. I've decided I need a few more dresses with full skirts; if I can't have a smaller waist (and that doesn't seem to be happening without significant effort on my part), I'll have more skirt and go with the optical illusion instead. It's my illusion, let me keep it.
I cut out NL 6587, a pattern I've had for years and never made, from a bitter chocolate cotton lawn with tiny peach-colored embroidered flowers. I bought the fabric in Paris in 2008 (actually shopping with Trena) and it's been sitting. Now it's sitting again, but on the table and in pieces.
I was excited about the dress when I cut it out, but I spent all day Thursday in work sewing it in my head and when I got home I had absolutely no interest in repeating the imaginary work I had been doing all day. So I cut out another dress, a repeat of BWOF 2/11 #101, the scoop neck dress that I made in the blue and white striped eyelet. This time I'm using a black and white border print that I got from Gorgeous Fabrics a while back, and this dress I'm just about finished. There would be photos, but I'm hoping to wear it to work tomorrow, so I might as well wait for that.
We had breakfast together on Friday morning on someone's front steps. She ate an entire bag of cat treats. I know I could lure her into a carrier with food, if only she'd show up when I wasn't running late for work.
Must get up earlier tomorrow.