Showing posts from June 1, 2008

Catching up on the tag games...

Fair warning - no sewing stuff today - just a few games of tag from the sewing blog world. Tag game number 1 - get to know me Tagged by Charity ( man, oh man do I love her stuff!) a game of tag to help us know one another better. What was I doing 10 years ago? I was newly (re)married, working at a job I intensely disliked (selling steel), preparing to put home on the market, and spending lots of time sewing :-) What are five things on my to-do list today? Go to work- Done Ship orders from my Etsy pattern shop – Done Pick up drycleaning order – Done Wash clothes – ugh, where *do* all those dirty clothes come from? Practice animal faces for an upcoming face painting gig – as soon as I get off of the computer Snacks I enjoy: M&M’s and Tostitos bite size round tortilla chips - hold the salsa Things I would do if I were a billionaire: Give money to our church – it’d be so cool if we could afford our own church building Support all my fave charities including World Vis

Sassy Apron Swap - Done!

The theme this time around for the sassy apron swap was summer fun. What could be more fun than a summer fiesta? (Well, maybe a Hawaii 5-0 party if someone was turning the big 5-0 this summer .... oh wait! I someone I know is...) Sewn from a vintage Advance apron pattern - number 6607 . As you can see, my pattern envelope is in rough shape but the pieces were all intact. They are not printed and this was the first time I had sewn with a pattern that used holes for markings - quite interesting. I traced the pieces rather than risk ruining the pattern as I wasn't sure how fragile they would be from years of storage. ( I couldn't find a date on this pattern - does anyone know what year it might have been from?) Anyway, look at the pockets on this baby! Large enough to hide your margarita AND the burnt pot roast (which probably happened because you were busy sampling the margaritas!) One requirement this time around was that the apron needed to have sewn embellishments. So the