Yeah, Monday, Tuesday–whatever, it’s close enough, right? 🙂
A somewhat better week this time, and I did make some progress on my goals.
- Complete my self-care checklist every single day.
Done! Well, not perfect, but much better than before. And not demanding perfection of yourself is most definitely part of self-care, so I’m calling it a win.
- Check the fit on the wool jacket and cut out the lining.
I did check the fit, but I haven’t cut the lining out yet. Was going to do it yesterday, but decided on a walk instead because the sun was out. Definitely the right choice. 🙂
- Cut out the purple knit top.
Done! Not only did I cut it out–using my new pattern weights!–but I’m almost finished sewing it. I just need to do some hemming and it will be done.
And OMG you guys–wearing this thing is like wearing a FLUFFY PURPLE CLOUD. New life goal: never sew any clothing that isn’t Secret Pajamas. Seriously.
- Put the binding on the new mug rug I made for my desk last night.
Done! And Shelby will now demonstrate the correct use of a quilted mug rug:
(Sorry about the glare from the window–I considered getting up and lowering the blinds, but then I would have lost the shot, and she’s such a cutie.)
Okay, list for next week:
- Finish the purple top.
- Cut out the lining for the jacket.
- Finish the jacket. Yes, really. I want this DONE.
If I can get that done, that’ll be two more finishes for the FAL.
I also wanted to share a little fabric PR0N with you guys–guess who got a HUGE box of free fabric from Freecycle the other day? I could barely lift it!
Here it is all washed and folded. There are some smaller pieces here, but also fabric cuts up to 4 yards long.
Some of it was a little bit iffy, like these psychedelic zombie teddy bears.
And this stuff, which is JUST SO VERY ME.
But there was also this:
And this! (Do they still show this special at Christmastime? I am getting all the nostalgia feels from this!)
I dunno, some of this may turn into things for my niece’s new baby, or I may just shamelessly hoard it all. There are a few pieces that can become summer tops, some that will be useful for making muslins (read: HIDEOUS), and lots of scraps for quilting. I also put together three grocery bags of fabric for SCRAP, including that shiny snakeskin plastic stuff (can’t believe I let that go).
Have a great week, everybody, and get sewing!