Saturday, 11 March 2017

Catching up

While confined to quarters by the Tasman Tempest which dropped a month's worth of rain in one night, I have time to catch up on my blog.
The splint may be off my hand but I have aches and pains which the hated splint kept at bay.   My physio seems happy so I try to be.  At least I can stitch.
I finally took a photo of my latest sewing - this was not a pleasant dress to make.  The print of the design was off grain and everything seemed to go wrong.  But for a cheap fabric it has turned out not too bad and makes a change.
I did choose my next project and dug into stash to find the ingredients.  All good.   I now need to tack out the linen and then we are away.   This will be a good use for a piece of Dublin linen which I had thought to coarse to use.
And this morning when I ventured out to do necessary chores it was WET!

6 comments:

  1. Pretty dress and gorgeous new project.

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  2. The dress looks quite nice in spite of the print being off grain (ugh - that's so frustrating!). Very pretty fabric.

    Nice project you picked! Will enjoy seeing that appear on the fabric.

    So sorry about the aches and such - hope they diminish soon.

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  3. The dress has a lovely print and you made a good job of finishing it too.
    Hope you continue to recover and get back to stitching again.

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  4. You wouldn't think to look at your dress that you had the problems you did. It looks pretty. I like your new stitching project. Hopefully your hand's aches and pains will disappear soon.

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  5. So happy the splint is gone and I really like your dress. I think it's awesome you can make something to wear. Anyway, try not to overdo with your poor fingers/wrist/hand.

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  6. What a lovely dress! I wish I could actually make clothes for myself, I will need a lot more practice to get there! That hardanger bag looks challenging, but well worth the work, I hope it will be fun to stitch.

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