Showing posts from February 3, 2008

McCall's 5527 Jacket - the beginning

Whew - we had a busy weekend - how about you? Hubby volunteered for an overtime job and ended up putting in almost 24 hours this weekend. Me? I spent most of Friday and Saturday at a fantastic seminar. Needless to say, we didn't see each other for more than five minutes and neither of us had a chance to get the necessary stuff done - you know, cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping and paying bills. Since I was home today and hubby was not, do you think I took care of all of those things? Nah, not all of them. I figured I can grocery shop tomorrow, we have enough clothes to get by a few more days and the dogs don't care if the floors haven't been vacuumed yet. I allowed myself some sewing time. Even though the seminar was uplifting and refreshing, there's something therapeutic about spending time sewing. My goal is to continue to build my work wardrobe. I have lots of basics - pants, tees and skirts - especially in solid colors, so I began work on another jacket. Some o