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Monday, July 25, 2011

Monday Musings 7/25/11

  • Today I finally put the finishing touches on Butterick 5600. Yay I promise to have pictures in the next couple of days. I had to purchase additional buttons that's why no pictures now.
  • I've already cut out my next project...another dress!
  • Happy birthday to me. Although my birthday isn't until the 16th of next month I picked up my present today...a 2011 Buick LaCrosse.
  • I loved my 2008 Cadillac CTS but there were no 2011's available with keyless entry. The keyless entry was a deal-breaker for me. I hate digging in my purse for my keys.
  • I hate new car smell...it gives me a headache.
  • I didn't get any sewing done yesterday because my brother and SIL came for a visit.
  • My brother and husband get along so well and are so much alike.
  • I called my brother by my husband's name about 50 times!
  • I love my SIL to death.
  • I want to go on a fabric shopping trip...like I need more fabric.
  • I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE  Crackle nail polish and have been wearing it every day.

6 comments:

  1. I like the look of 5600. You must be the only sewer in blogland who needs more fabric!

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  2. Your birthday present sounds awesome! I love new car smell, but I can't remember the last time I smelled it...probably better that way because it would be lost in a second with the food madness, beach "treasures", and sweaty skateboarding equipment left to bake in the hot sun year round. I gotta laugh just thinking about some of the smells I've had to find a remedy for! Oh the seasons of life...

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  3. Well happy early birthday to you! :)
    I will have to try that nail polish.

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  4. We love crackle polish over here lol.

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  5. I'm making another version of B5600 because my first one doesn't have enough buttons on it...so I totally get the button thing.

    Congrats on the early birthday gift! Enjoy it!

    Lastly, I sooooo understand the need to fabric shop...you should come to NYC at the end of August for the PR NYC shopping date. I think we are going to hit some of the best shops in the garment district and I can guarantee that we would solve your fabric issues! *LOL* Seriously, you should come!

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  6. i enjoy reading all your musings. I like the new crackle nail polish, too, but I haven't gotten up the nerve to try it yet. I'm not sure I am stylish or sophisticated enough to pull it off. Maybe I'm just too old! I may try it soon though, just to see.

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