We had a little bit of snow today and I headed down to my sewing room after telling my also working-from-home spouse I was going to get some work done too.
My sewing room in the basement but since that's only semi in the ground I have full windows, one to the backyard and one to the front street. This was the view there today. Cheery isn't it?
|In case you are wondering those black specks were put there by an over-zealous snow blower who also blew up part of the lawn I think.|
I also spent a lot of time trying to track down my mother who turned 85 today and was on the Winnipeg roads at 50 degrees below all day tutoring at the elementary school and going to swim meets and other things. She still isn't home but I hope to get to her before bedtime to see what's the latest.
I also made some gab pants for my SWAP based on an evolving TNT but it appears my figure is also evolving so although they are excellent standing up pants I decided I really need standing up and sitting down pants so wrote "Add here" all over the pattern pieces and then cut out four more pair that I intend to sneak sew some time over the next week.
These pants have invisible zippers in the side, which I love as there is no apparent top-stitching, and I can put them in without any pinning in about one minute.
But I always have trouble with the seam you then stitch up to meet the zipper. I get a little bubble and it is most annoying.
If I could defeat this issue I would be in business. Might trying sewing the seam first, or if you have any tricks, I need to hear them.
Back to classes tomorrow again, staring at 8:30 and going through to 8:00 at night, so my sewing will be limited, except in my head.
Just so you know I am doing some stash reduction but will not be observing a fallow year this year, personally I need to see some bright fabrics and some good spring Vogues asap.
I feel it has come time to ditch the black.