I came into the computer/sewing room this morning to try to clean up a few things – I hate leaving stuff out for the girls to sleep on. Example:
A few weeks ago I had gotten a couple of remnants at Jo-Ann’s, so I needed to overcast the cut edges so they could be washed and put away. (Ha ha – put away – more like folded nicely and put on top of the pile!) I was switching out the thread before I started, and realized, the machine was really linty and dusty, so I took the plate off to clean it. I started using the little brush that came with the machine, and thought, wow, I need to take the bobbin case out – it’s terrible in there. As soon as it was off, I tried to brush down inside and I could not believe the stuff that came out! I had cleaned it out as far as the bobbin case before, but I had never gone that deep- it was awful. I really want to take this machine to the same place I got the serger cleaned up at, I just need to get ahead $$$-wise. It did sew beautifully after I put it all back together, though!
The other day, my darling daughter, Alexis, told me I have to make another bag for her. If you go back to my posts on The Alexis Bag, you will see that when I made the first bag for her, she kept telling me it was too big. Now – she wants something bigger. I just stared at her. She wants something like a tote bag, so she can carry her tablet in it. That is what I thought she wanted to do with the first one, but no, she kept saying it was too big. Kids. I guess another bag for her is the next project.
My friend Rebecca just got back from a two week cruise from Los Angeles to Hawaii and back- I am so envious! She got some terrific pictures – even a video of a whale breeching. Cruising is my favorite way to travel and I am constantly looking at what is coming up out there. One I would love to take is a repositioning from LA up to Vancouver, BC, Canada in May. I have done one like that before, but this one stops at Astoria, Oregon, which is someplace I really want to go- I love Oregon and have never been to Astoria. I need to win the lottery or something so I can just live on a cruise ship.
Okay, so there isn’t much else to share, except – Saturday (Feb 23) I will put up a post for another giveaway – another great piece of fabric, this time St. Patrick’s Day themed, and a pattern – and winner announced the following Wednesday (Feb 27). Here is a sneak peak at the fabric:
I hope you will come back then and post a comment to get in the running!