Monday, 8 June 2009

More tv than sewing - Hmpf!

Well, the West Wing is getting exciting (as in building to an end - that's for sure) and last night we laughed at our Sunday (Long Weekend) Night of pizza, puppy hugs, and getting drunk watching the West Wing. Haha!

Today I almost finished the yellow wiggle dress (Outfit #64), as you can see, and only have the hem and the inside tacking things to do.


The bow at the front is so sweet.

I also redid the ironing board cover because the old one was giving me the creeps:



Yellow again! I must be in love with it. Both fabrics above are second hand bedsheets, so are totally great cotton for dresses and ironingboard covers (in my books).

I was having a think today, whilst doing the wiggle dress, that I might do 30 dresses in 30 days... to amp up my numbers for the 100 Outfit Challenge, and to get my crafting into gear. A few of you lovely guys have pointed out how far my sewing has come, since I started the challenge, and I think (combined with the better machine) so too. I've got a week off toward the end of June, where I'll be away again, so I may start for July... a dress or outfit for each day in July... seems do-able... but I may have to stick with the easy styles, cause the ones I've been doing lately take AGES!

Also, as I sew in my front room, a friend walking by spotted me adjusting the yellow dress on Diana, and called in... she took home yesterday's dress to try on! So it's almost like I'm a store... the light's on and the shop's open! Ha Ha! AND Chrisy, she said the same thing! Some leggings would look great underneath.

Take care, Veronica Darling

3 comments:

  1. Wow that dress is looking awesome. But I come here to talk about the West Wing. Didn't you just LOVE the debate episode? That's about as far as I've gotten in series 7 so far but I'm lovin' it.

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  2. I KNOW! We just watched it this week and it was great! I'm very nervous about the campaign overall, I hope they win! Josh looks so tired (but pretty cute!) so fingers crossed!

    I've started thinking I'm the blonde now too, as CJ's job is SO HARD! Ha Ha!

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  3. Yes! She's looking a little tired too, poor love!

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