Friday, 20 January 2017

In Sewing News Today...

It has been a week since I last touched anything in the sewing room. It makes me sad because I want to sew I just can't sit with my injured tailbone and the injured knee doesn't help with this situation.  Instead, I've been longingly dreaming about sewing in-between long showers stretching out sore muscles.  

If I can sew right now I would make a t-shirt that reads, "stop telling me to stretch, it's my arse that hurts" because if one more non-medical person tells me to stretch I'm going roll my eyes at them and limp away.  ~sigh~  I know people mean well, but seriously, do they think they're telling me something I haven't already heard?  

Instead, I've managed to shop for future sewing projects. Thank goodness for laptops when laid-up. During the recent Vogue patterns sale I picked up just one pattern. I was tempted by many more but there is only one pattern that fits into my current life-style. 

I can't wait until I can get back to sewing as I already have fabric waiting in the wings.  


These two stable knits have been in my stash for years, and I think Vogue 9244 will be perfect for this project.  


I also picked up some Vogue designer labels. I really want to sew one into my Marcy Tilton coat.   


Talking about the coat, I picked up this caplet pattern.  


The plan is to make the caplet in a faux fur that I picked up last year. It is the perfect colour match with the coat I recently finished. It will be my first time sewing a fabric with a pile this high. The salesclerk recommends trimming down the pile along the seam allowances.  I'm going to have to do some practice sewing first.  


I also found this pattern over at Etsy.com, OOP Vogue 9814. I really like the draped front and it can be made in a knit or woven fabric. If I can't sew for the meantime, at least I can dream about sewing.  

Well, that is all in sewing news today. Until next time, happy sewing.  






  

4 comments:

  1. Check your local medical supply places (I've had good luck with Shopper's Home Health) and see if you can find a coccyx cushion. It has a v shaped cut out, so you can sit without putting any pressure on your tailbone. Assuming that is the source of your pain (not your...ummm...fleshy bits...), it should help.

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    1. Thank you for this suggestion. I found one yesterday, thank you for the suggestion. I can't believe I was driving without one! And it is nice to be back at the sewing table.

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  2. Wow!!!, I love that faux fur. What an amazing piece it is going to make.

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