Sorry for the radio silence lately. I have been down and out with stress-induced shingles since the end of March. The only blog post that went up was already written and scheduled.
I’ve been hurting too much to move more than my elbows down. All of my sewing machines have been sitting silent. My TMS March challenge Miss Bossy Patterns is almost done – it’s been hanging on the dress form waiting for the hem, buttons & button holes, and belt since March 24.
All that I’ve accomplished is a whole lot of sitting and knitting. I’ve knitted a sweater, a hat, a short sleeve top, and a long sleeve dress plus I have one more sweater on my needles. All waiting until I feel (and look) better to photograph!
I promise as soon as I don’t look like a medical mystery photo, I’ll get back to pinning, posing, and posting.
You lovely folks told me I should make Butterick 9975 in March, so I’m plugging away at it. I started out with a 34″ bust pattern which should be about 3″ too small around for me but thanks to the generous ease that … Continue reading →
It was clear from the very beginning which wool would win for March. Out of 56 votes, the Butterick shirtwaist dress took 53.57% of the vote with 30 individual voices saying “Make it! Make it!” How could I resist? However, … Continue reading →
(Try to say that title three times fast!) It’s a double post bonus day, friends, because I’m a lazy busy blogger and just realized I haven’t gotten around to posting this yet! The Monthly Stitch March Challenge is Miss Bossy … Continue reading →