"Sewing Jots & Tittles" is my weekly post where I get to ramble on and on about sewing related stuff that's been on my mind. Here what's been bouncing off the wall of my mind.....
-Shut In & Sew.....
After a Really BUSY week and a busy one planned for next week too, all I want to do is stay in and sew this weekend. I'm looking forward to finishing up Simplicity 2246. Unfortunately I didn't get to finish it for last weekend (since I decided to take my time and slipstitch the front button plackets---I just wanted it to be super NEAT) but I just have to add the sleeves, collar and buttons and I'll be done. It's coming along quite nicely. Here's pic with sleeves pinned into place. It doesn't look like much now but with buttons and a belt I'm hoping it will be real cute:) I hope to wear this on Sunday!
I'm looking forward to starting a couple more projects this weekend. I REALLY need to get a move on the sewing. The weather's turning cooler and I need warmer clothes to wear.
-It's just that serious......
-Fabric on the Way
I mean I really haven't been buying any fabric lately. That's good since I need to really sew down my stock and would rather do that. But I do love to catch a good fabric sale every blue moon. Such was the case with my recent Fabric.com purchase. I was able to get some really cute clearance fabric and score free shipping, a 15% discount and apply a $10 credit. I came out of that deal with 4 different fabrics (7lbs.) and some bias tape for around $37. I can't wait to get my fabric.
-On the Blouson kick
Most of you know that the main reason I made this dress was because I wanted a casual dress that would work great for the winter months when paired with boots, scarf, and a jacket. Although I love this dress and my changes to the pattern, I wanted a dress that was a true blouson. Well I stumbled upon this pattern and love it.
-Boots to Buy
I'm in desperate need of dressy black boots and some casual brown boots with a chunky heel. DSW sent me a coupon for $20 off a $49 purchase. Hmmmmmmm......I don't have a local store (the nearest one is 2 hours away) but I may have to check them out online! I'm not a big fan of online shoe shopping but for those savings I may make an exception. I just checked out there clearance section HERE and found some cute booties, wedges, & boots.
I'm about 4 episodes behind on watching Project Runway on Lifetime and I haven't been able to catch the Rachel Zoe, Fashion Hunters, & Mad Fashion on Bravo. Sigh.... Fortunately Lifetime allows you to watch episodes online. So at least I'll be able to catch up on Project Runway.