It's a messssss....

Sep. 21st, 2017 06:23 pm
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But I'll make sense of it!

I'm not sure I'm un-foggy enough to work on it, but I'm un-foggy enough to think about it.

Still a good excuse!

Sep. 20th, 2017 04:17 pm
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Stupid cold.

But at least I feel ok enough to go back to work tomorrow. And I'm proud of myself for taking two days off instead of pushing myself to go back in one.

But no sewing. I might feel ok enough to knit tonight...

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At least it's a good excuse...

Sep. 19th, 2017 06:45 pm
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Instead of not working on my dress just because, I'm not working on it because of a cold. Boo...

Birthday

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Thinking about time...

Sep. 18th, 2017 11:30 am
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Two months until Gettysburg. If I plan a month a dress, that's two dresses. I want three.

Obviously, I need to work. I don't need a month for an 1860s dress.

But I currently have a cold. I wish there was a cold shot like a flu shot. I was very happy with my flu shot last year...

Hmph.

Sep. 17th, 2017 06:00 pm
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Every weekend should be a three day weekend...

Daunting

Sep. 16th, 2017 07:25 pm
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There's so much weird pinning on the checked bodice that it's a little daunting to work on.

Or I'm just lazy...

Futzy stuff

Sep. 15th, 2017 11:44 am
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Last night out of nowhere I tried the checked bodice on and pinned the hems and neckline and fronts. I hate that part. I think (I keep saying I think) I'm happy with it. The front basque folds a bit at the waistline, but I'm fine with that. I have to take in the back basque a bit. It's a little too full.

One of my favorite things about hand sewing is that seams are finished securely and don't pop doing things like this. So of course side seam popped. Oops :)

An idea

Sep. 14th, 2017 05:00 pm
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I really hate making back closing bodices. When I was marking the darts on the current dress, I realized I could make the storm cloud fancy dress a little later 1860s and do a front closing bodice, like the fuschia dress and slightly later spotty evening dress. And that works well for an overskirt too. That sounds so much less daunting.

I reeeeaaaaallly need to get going with all this...

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Birthday

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So...

Sep. 13th, 2017 05:50 pm
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Instead of the darts, I entered grades for five hours last night. Oy.

Tonight's goal? Don't pass out before bedtime...

Two darts!

Sep. 12th, 2017 11:38 am
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I sewed two darts yesterday, so two more today, I hope.

Slowly, it'll get started, then hopefully I'll be myself and quickly get it done!

Birthday

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Tonight's goal...

Sep. 11th, 2017 05:00 pm
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Sew one dart. That's not the least bit daunting!

Except, I really just want to drink lattes and do nothing...

Also, note goals tag. I figured it'd be easier to find posts about a dress if every other post wasn't I'm going to thread a needle!
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