I’d show you pictures of sewing projects this weekend, but alas, there’s nothing to show. Still working on the same dress I was working on last weekend. I think so far I’ve ripped out more feet of stitches than I’ve successfully sewed. Great for a patterned advertised as ‘One Hour.’ I’m about 6 hours into it right now. As far as I can tell it’s going to look like a sack when I finish. Still I persevere! Maybe next weekend I’ll finish.
For your jolt of color, here is my new summer weight bedspread! I tried to make curtains out of my previous summer weight bedspread, which I messed up so bad it basically became rags, YAY ME! Luckily that meant getting a bright new one. This is basically the weight of two sheets together, so total weight on me is an airy, breathable, nothing, but allows me to pull the covers up to my chin (as is my wont) even on hot, Southern summer nights!
My browsing for a new bedspread gave me this, which I now really want for when the weather gets cooler. And of course I’d need this to hang in the bedroom. It’s sweltering in Tennessee and I’m fantasizing about an autumnal, Moroccan interior design. Of course then I’d need all new rugs. And maybe a new lamp. It seems unreasonable to think about this now, but I am seriously considering buying these things slowly over the summer and stockpiling them for a dramatic room transformation when fall comes.
I did manage to make a website this weekend for my friends, The Magnificent Others. Their album is going on sale soon and you should totally get it. It’s rock n’roll for people who like rock n’roll, yeah?
Now it’s on to a week of work with hopefully a few short days that I can sneak something creative into, or maybe a festive fire in which I burn the simple dress that is taking me far too long to create!