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Sunday, May 21, 2006

Not much Progress

Well, not much to show, I seem to have been machining all week, getting nowhere,I am trying to think why I wanted to do this?
In between the sewing I have cut out another two jackets, I told myself when I cleared my room that if I had not used most of my stash of dressmaking fabrics in
6 months then they were going to a good home.(you understand this does not mean any of the many tubs of other fabrics that may come in useful)
One of the jackets is a short kimono jacket from Lois Ericson's Design and Sew range, I am ashamed to say I have had this pattern 7 years and not used it yet.
I am going to try it out on some commercial fabric that I overdyed a while ago, so no great loss if it doesn't work.
And now back to the machine, determined to finish Madam, this week.

3 comments:

marion said...

My granny would tell you that there's a Scots proverb, keep a thing for seven years, and you will find a use for it. Clearly that was true of your kimono pattern...happy sewing!

Stitching with Schnauzer and Siamese said...

The Kimini Pattern looks quite easy to make....will you be lining it? Can imagine a beautiful fine Shibori print as a lining. Have you a photo of the fabric you plan to use for the outside??

Maggie H

Liz said...

Can't wait for photos, hint, hint! You have been very busy, Carol!