Not every design makes the cut for creation. And even if it does, it might go through a few renditions and variations before it reaches its finalized state. I have three different categories that my designs go into:
Back yet again with another book, although you can't say I didn't warn you.
Since You Went Away was one of several books with a wartime theme that were turned into movies during the war. I must confess to seeing the movie before the book. Ahem. Let's move on to the book, shall we?
The post date was really May 1, not April 17. I haven't had a post up for two weeks.
I suppose I must offer some excuse for being away from the blog for longer than I had hoped. But I suppose this must make a reasonable excuse right? I've been sight seeing and learning about various historical sites.
Since I can't be sewing I am dreaming of future sewing projects by window shopping fabric online, and pulling out my sketchbook to do something with the creative bug.
The way life is means my sewing desk is clean. Disturbingly clean.
But when you are pulling up your roots and settling down elsewhere in a whole other state, you have to keep the house clean. Spotless. Which means I am going through sewing withdrawal.
Fortunately, I am not going through piano withdrawal. Yet. I will be playing that thing up until it gets packed on a truck.
I started this dress back at the beginning of January as a test for my silk ballgown. I have finally finished it long after the silk dress. I find it funny how the starting order of projects and their completion can get completely switched around sometimes. But life is often like that. We have to switch and change our focus to other things that become more important
Sometimes the multi-facets of my life cross and collide and let me bring onto my blog some of my other passions. As some people may or may not know, I am also a piano teacher. Music is very important to me. My family can probably read my emotions to some extent by how or what I am playing on the piano at any given time.
If I am not sewing, I am reading. (Okay or maybe wasting time on my computer or a host of other things.) The point is I do like to read especially old books.
I have added rayon skirts into my inventory. I love rayon challis for the soft texture and lightweight that drapes so beautifully.
I know I have been a little neglecting of my blog of late. Unfortunately that is all my fault, but I can't promise that it will get any better. Actually, I think it will get worse. Life is going to be very hectic and crazy for me for the next few months so that I won't get very much done to feature on the blog. But I do have some sewing things going on right now that I can outline for you.
Sarah loves to sew, learn more about sewing, and create items with a vintage flair. Her arch enemy is clipping curves, and she has a tolerable relationship with the seam ripper.
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