This morning I woke up and vowed to make it a better day. I mean I only get two days of furlough from my job and already one was gone! The upside of that is that I only have five more days to work and then I am free, free for nine!
After reading a few blogs, I went to SewMamaSew.com to see what everyone was raving about. And bought these two pieces:
Cindy Blue Mod Girls
and Black Dandy Damask.
Now I know fabric shopping is not the cure-all for everything but it did lift this girl's spirits out of the doldrums! And they do go quite nicely with some pieces I already have in the collection. I will add this purchase to the mostly black pieces I got from Metro Textiles this week and I think I am set fabric wise for this month!
Here's a listing of fabrics that I got from Metro:
5 yards of a medium weight black linen
5 yards of the softest black cotton batiste
3 yards of a black/white polka dot
3 yards of a black/white chain link rayon knit
2 yards of a black/white/grey/gold medallion print cotton batiste
2 yards of a multi-colored print rayon knit
5 yards of beige rayon lining (for my eyelet trench)
4 yards of an amazing soft blue silk lining
Did anyone else besides me notice the preponderance of black fabrics here! I think my job is getting to me...I never buy this much black fabric!
And finally I am making a list of the things I want to work on during my sewing vaca from my spring/summer sewing list. I am only going to pick five items so that I can concentrate on them and do them justice...but I am preparing shopping lists, picking buttons and trims and making sure that I have everything on hand to just sew.
I am calmer today. Five more days to vaca. The sewing machine hopefully will arrive on Tuesday ~ if not I am cancelling the order and heading to the sewing machine store and purchasing something else! Hopefully my baby will be ready to be picked up the week I am on vacation and I AM BUYING the new camera tomorrow!
If I click my heel three times and keep chanting, "it will be okay, I will sew again" I just might make it through the day without killing someone or having to pick up knitting needles - yeah right Marji! *LOL*