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Friday, July 15, 2011

Thursday Thoughts 7/13/2011

  • The Vogue 1250 remake is such a fun dress to wear. I told my co-workers I borrowed it from Tarzan!
  • Speaking of Vogue 1250 I made another version of it last weekend and it too was a miserable failure. Why? you ask...think sausage casing.
  • I used the correct fabric but sewed it without alterations. Big mistake. I'm going to try it one more time this weekend. If it doesn't work, I'm done.
  • I'm currently working on Butterick 5600. I'm using a blue and white stripe seersucker.
  • I'm starting to have visions of a housedress. We'll see how that works out.
  • My husband washed a load of his clothes complete with an entire pack of chewing gum in is pocket.
  • I should have suspected something when I opened the washer and everything smelled minty fresh!
  • Wouldn't you know I wanted to wash some fabric!
  • I only lost .3 lbs last week. At least I didn't gain.
  • I'm getting a new car for my birthday next month. Yippeee! We're already looking.
  • I'm obsessed with sewing dresses right now. Last summer it was jackets.
  • I cannot justify buying one more pair of shoes!
  • I love teaching sewing classes.
  • JoAnns sewing classes are too expensive.
  • I absolutely love Hummus and can eat it every day.
  • I need a vacation.
  • I have a doctor's appointment Monday. My knee has been killing me.
  • I didn't sew today although I had intentions.
  • I had to go to work with chipped nail polish because I was out of remover. That won't happen again.

4 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness...gum in the wash is one thing, did it make it to the dryer??!!

    I have Butterick 5600 but haven't made it yet. I'll be waiting to see your review...Good Luck!!

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  2. Gum in the washer well at least he washes.My hubby don't even know how to use the washer LOL!

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  3. Gum in the wash! No fun. A new car sounds fun, though.

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  4. Been there done that with the gum...mine made it to the dryer!! NOT FUN!! Getting a new car is so much fun but all the paper work is such a headache! What do you have in mind? I have a Dr. Appt. too on Monday. My back and leg are killing me! I have chipped nail polish at least once a week. I wash dishes and one chips and I say to myself that I'm going to take it off and get preoccupied with other things and forget then I notice it at work. Funny thing that you were obsessed with jackets and now dresses...me too!!

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