Saturday, October 02, 2010
I don’t have a ton of time – we’re leaving soon to go to the in-laws to celebrate an early Thanksgiving (for Canadians, Thanksgiving is next Monday – Oct. 11).
I spent most of today cleaning carpets – we’re in the midst of re-doing DS#2’s room and since we had all his
crap, um really important stuff dumped out of his room (and all over every other square inch of the house it seems), I decided to clean the carpet in his room as I can’t remember when I last did it. Then of course, since I had the machine out, I started cleaning a few other carpets (I call it hammer-and-nail syndrome – why is it when you have a hammer, everything seems like a nail?)…..
But, I did manage to get the sewing-machine-from-he** out so I could sew something kinda cool:
Yes, it’s another pouch. I’m on a pouch kick for some reason. Bear with me.
A while ago I was reading this post from Samplings from a Blue Ribbon Girl (a.k.a. Blue Ribbon Designs). She mentioned the pattern she used to make her pouch and how generally easy it was. So, I decided to give it a go and ordered the pattern. You can see the result above. Not bad for someone who is a pretty crappy sewer! I’ve never tried putting a zipper into anything before and I really thought I’d struggle but actually it was the easiest thing.
I had some fun with the lining too:
‘Cause I just couldn’t help myself. :-)
Well, I need to finish tidying up from the sewing and the carpet cleaning and I’ve got to pack my goop for an overnight stay at the in-laws. If anyone has a direct line to the weather gods, could you tell them to knock it off? All this rain has left me with a bummer of a migraine. *sigh*