Writings on sewing related subjects, as well as whatever suits my fancy.
Work, Work, Work
Nothing much to report sewing wise. I have just not had energy after work this week to do much of anything in the sewing room. So BWOF jacket is waiting for attention. I hope to provide some this weekend.
I have not been able to do much sewing this week. My DH had to have rotator cuff surgery to fix a bad shoulder that I could not ever talk him into doing a couple of years ago. It was pretty bad at this point. Fortunately it was repairable. Everyone I have talked to who have had this surgery or someone in their family has said it is very painful afterwards. They were not kidding.
My DH's pain level on a scale of 1-to 10, with 10 being the worst, is about 18! No pain tolerance at all. The doctor visit and pre-admission ate up one full day last Monday. The surgery was Thursday and the procedure is laparoscopic. While the nerve block and anesthesia were still there after spending 9 hours at the hospital, sometime during the early morning yesterday the nerve block wore off!
He was finally able to sleep last night as did I-YEAH!!!
I hope to go to sewing room sometime today and tomorrow, in between being a nurse; I really stink at being a nurse. Bless all of you who are. The nur…
I started a new project over the weekend. It is Simplicity 8425. I truly love the look of this pattern.
Here is the fabric I am using, a scuba knit in navy, from Fabric Mart. So far I have sewn and resewn the darts and stitched the shoulder seams. I did press the darts but don't looks so attractive on AlmaMarie below.
A lot more to be completed but wanted to share a glimpse of what is in the works.
I have been meaning to post about the outcome of the Tunic Contest! This was the tunic I entered.
Well I came in fourth with the number of votes. I think there were about 81 entries, so not to shabby result. I enjoyed the process of making this tunic and learning to use my ruffler foot. I actually wore the tunic a couple of weeks ago when we had some almost fall weather! It passed the wearability test and I got quite a few compliments from staff and my DH.
Now that it is a officially fall, we are back up in the upper 80's, low 90's. So put this aside for the moment. I may try another tunic using the Tunic Bible when I find the right fabric.