First off, it turns out that the large bird my husband had to chase out of our yard with a broom is a swan, not a goose. Yes, I’m a transplanted city girl.
I want to share my “maybe, just maybe, I can get this all done” list for the week.
I am sewing jumper style dresses for a friend. I’m almost done with the first one. I just need to gather and attach the skirt, let it hang for a day, then hem it. She has brought me fabric for 3 more and says that JoAnns pulled her in and she has bought more fabric. These are pretty simple jumpers and are fairly quick to sew up. I want to have at least 2 and hopefully 3 done to take to her on Friday when our 15 children get together to play (10 for her, only 5 for me).
Next up, Retro Femme stocks this week, on Friday. But I want to have my items listed for preview on Thursday morning at the latest, so I’ll be working on these later today and tomorrow.
Top left: a basic half apron, with towel loop and pocket. The floral will be the body, the dots will be pocket, loop, ties, waistband and a border across the bottom.
Bottom left: a zippered wristlet/pouch, maybe with a beaded pull for the zipper if I can find my beads.
Right side: a coming & going bag, my favorite bag pattern. Hopefully the slim profile magnetic snaps I ordered will arrive in time, or I’ll have to use the huge ones from JoAnns.
And when I’m not sewing, I want to finish the blue crocheted string grocery bag that I posted about last week.
If I can get all that done (ha!) I want to do a tutorial/sew-along for the reversible toddler dress with the fabric on the left below
The fabric on the right is a lovely lovely lovely stretch twill which will become a skirt with a knit waistband for me. 🙂
After I finish those (ha! ha!), I have some grocery sacks/bags to make for a swap at SewingMamas.com (link —>) from these spring colored home decor weight fabrics that have been living in my stash for quite some time.
I probably won’t get to these until at least the weekend, but I have this stack sitting at the end of my cutting table, just so I won’t forget.
Time to get to work!!