Is forty too old to wear my spock ears to work ?
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Friday, July 24, 2009
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Friday, July 17, 2009
Does anyone know anything about this fabric?
and this is what $600 worth of fabric and notions looks like in case you were wondering. I went and bought almost all the fabric needed for "my half" of the school for school concert costumes. I then spent most of yesterday organising and sorting.
If things get a bit weird around here for the next 8 weeks or so , you'll know its me and the 230 costumes I am helping to coordinate.
(I refuse to reveal how many of these I will probably end up sewing - did someone say control freak????)
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Happy birthday Annie!
Sunday, July 12, 2009
But when I look at the projects, I have to concede that yes, I have had two weeks off work , and yes got quite a lot done, and yes I am very lucky to work in the Education department and have quite a lot of holidays..........
Today , on the very last day of holidays - I got an idea for a new softie and I have been sewing ALL day - It is kind of completely different to any softies I've done before....and it is still not quite finished and the dinner is on and I need to get a teeny bit organised for work, and maybe think about kids stuff and quickly pop to the supermarket and finish off a few spare petals for the purple flower and send a few emails and pack a parcel or two
I guess it would be pretty bad form to chuck a "softie-sickie" on the first day back wouldn't it???
Thursday, July 9, 2009
Tuesday - a bit of a scarf workshop with friends - Awesome fun and a new scarf featuring some Aunty Cookie, some Greenolive designs , some Pippijoe and some left over printed text from the Johnny Depp scarf of last year.
Monday, July 6, 2009
Four dollies got faces (They have been faceless for weeks)
I finished stencilling on a skirt and yes, the mannequin is standing on the kitchen bench and No ! I am not that skinny, there are many an inch pinned in the back I can assure you.
The stencil is from the Ed Roth book Stencil 101.
and then, with no intention of further freaking out Sooz, who got a little excited that I was actually knitting! I went and made a garment - and whats more it actually fits.
Sunday, July 5, 2009
So at 1.46 pm on Sunday afternoon, having just delivered the Ric-Rac males to the train to go to Melbourne to watch a football game, and having dropped Miss Teen Ric-Rac off to the Battle of the Bands, I am here soaking up the serenity.
The mobile is on for emergencies but you know what ? with at least 3 or 4 hours to myself, I don't care if the Queen of Sheba comes knocking, I am not answering the door, or answering the phone. I am turning the computer off and I am going to go into my sewing room to bathe....literally bathe in the serenity.